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Chemical Fingerprint

  1. Mar 24, 2010 #1
    What determines an atom's chemical fingerprint (banding pattern)?
     
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  3. Mar 24, 2010 #2

    mgb_phys

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    You mean it's spectrographic pattern?

    The energy levels of the electrons, which depends on the number of electrons and the size of the nucleus
     
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