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What is the INNER QUANTUM number ?

  1. Jul 22, 2014 #1
    what is the INNER QUANTUM number ?
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  3. Jul 22, 2014 #2


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    You will get much better answers if you could point us to the source where you came across this term.
  4. Jul 22, 2014 #3
    I found this while studying the Dirac Equation for the hydrogenic atoms from the book Relativistic quantum mechanics for atoms and molecules by grant page no 148
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  6. Jul 23, 2014 #5
    Thank you for reply but sorry to say this webpage is not accessible, it requires some subscription...
  7. Jul 23, 2014 #6


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    You have a free trial but you have to give your e-maik adress (and receive spams)
  8. Jul 23, 2014 #7
    Elsewhere, I see it defined as, "...number J which gives an atom's total angular momentum, excluding the nuclear spin..."
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