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Ground configuration of Equivalent electrons

  1. Jun 9, 2013 #1
    It is the procedure you do to get ground term symbol in LS coupling. What is meant by this "ground term"? As in a physical meaning.

    If you don't know the procedure it is in this link: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Term_symbol, please seek "Ground State Term Symbol" Section.
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  3. Jun 9, 2013 #2


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    This article describes empirical rules for guessing the lowest energy spin state of an atom, and rules for giving it a name.
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