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Energy states

  1. Apr 7, 2014 #1
    Does atoms in a crystal have energy states like electronic states? it is according to Einstein relation for harmonic oscillator.E=nhw
     
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  3. Apr 7, 2014 #2
    Yes, however the unions between two or more atoms form molecules that have rotational and vibrational energies.
     
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