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rydberg

[ rid-burg ]
/ ˈrɪd bɜrg /
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noun Physics.
a unit of energy used in atomic physics, equal to 13.606 electron-volts. Abbreviation: ry
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Origin of rydberg

Named for Johannes Robert Rydberg (1854–1919), Swedish physicist

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