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Zeeman effect

  1. Dec 10, 2011 #1
    HI
    I don't understand why cadium or other elements have different zeeman effect because of their electron configiration
    thanks
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 12, 2011 #2
    I think because their wave function would be different in the presence of more electrons.
    And you could think of it as the electrons pushing on each other and they have so much wiggle room.
     
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