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how we can study the zeeman effect on molecule what is the bases to do it

or it is the same for atoms.

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how we can study the zeeman effect on molecule what is the bases to do it

or it is the same for atoms.

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Normally, all the energy levels are spin-degenerate in a molecule. And the up-spin and down-spin levels respond differently to a magnetic field.

This splitting is given by:

[tex] \Delta E = \mu_B \cdot \overline{B}[/tex]

where mu_b is the Bohr magneton.

You may want to check Stern-Gerlach experiment and Dirac equation if you want to delve into the exact formulation. I guess that's where it's fundamentally derived.