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Energy levels

  1. Dec 13, 2009 #1
    when an electron collides with another, say a hydrogen electron, when the hydrogen electron is promoted, what happens to the incident electron?
     
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  3. Dec 14, 2009 #2

    mathman

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    It probably just goes off into space with a different velocity.
     
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