Term symbol



The term symbol is a form of nomenclature used to indicate the energy state for any particular electronic configuration.


I am grateful to Dr. William C. Martin (NIST, USA) for bringing Ref. 1 to my attention.

Literature sources

  1. Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics Handbook, Ed. Gordon W. F. Drake, American Institute of Physics, Woodbury, New York, USA, 1996.

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