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Ritz combination principle

[ rits ]
/ rɪts /
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noun Physics.
the principle that the frequencies of lines in atomic spectra can be represented as differences of a smaller number of terms, all characteristic of the emitting system, interpreted in quantum theory as the emission of exactly one photon in a transition between energy levels.
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Also called combination principle.

Origin of Ritz combination principle

After Walther Ritz (1878–1909), Swiss physicist, who formulated it

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