excited state


excited state
the condition of a nucleus, atom, or molecule produced by the addition of energy to the system as the result of absorption of photons or of inelastic collisions with other particles or systems.

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  • Excited state — Excitation is an elevation in energy level above an arbitrary baseline energy state. In physics there is a specific technical definition for energy level which is often associated with an atom being excited to an excited state.In quantum… …   Wikipedia

  • excited state — noun : any of the states of a physical system (as of atoms, molecules, atomic nuclei) that is higher in energy than the ground state * * * Physics. any of the energy levels of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, etc., that has higher… …   Useful english dictionary

  • excited state — sužadintoji būsena statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. excitation state; excited state vok. angeregter Zustand, m rus. возбуждённое состояние, n pranc. état d excitation, m; état excité, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • excited state — sužadintoji būsena statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Nepastovi sistemos būsena, kai jos energija didesnė negu pagrindinėje būsenoje. atitikmenys: angl. excitation state; excited state vok. angeregter Zustand, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • excited state — sužadintoji būsena statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nestabili sistemos būsena, kai jos energija didesnė negu pagrindinėje būsenoje. atitikmenys: angl. excitation state; excited state rus. возбужденное состояние …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • excited state — sužadintoji būsena statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. excitation state; excited state vok. angeregter Zustand, m; Anregungszustand, m; Erregungszustand, m rus. возбуждённое состояние, n pranc. état d’excitation, m; état excité, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • excited state — noun Date: 1927 a state of a physical system (as an atomic nucleus, an atom, or a molecule) that is higher in energy than the ground state …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • excited state — noun any state of a particle or system of particles that has a higher energy than that of its ground state …   Wiktionary

  • excited state — excit′ed state′ n. phs an energy level of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, or nucleus, that has higher energy than the ground state …   From formal English to slang

  • excited state — Physics. any of the energy levels of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, etc., that has higher energy than the lowest energy level. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium


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