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Help for selection rules

  1. Oct 28, 2009 #1


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    I am reading some online article on Zeeman effect
    In the article, the author mentions 4 selection rules, I wonder the corresponding transition is allowed by satisfying one of these selection rules or the corresponding line will be allowed only when all rules are satisfied?

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  3. Oct 31, 2009 #2


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    All four selection rules must be satisfied.
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