atom-e barangixté (#)
Fr.: atome excité
An atom in which one or more of its bound electrons are at → energy levels higher than their normal level.
hâlat-e barangixté (#)
Fr.: état excité
The condition of a particle or system of particles (especially an atom, nucleus, molecule) after absorbing energy from outside and transiting to a higher → energy level than that of its → ground state. Excited states are transitory as they lose energy through emissions or collisions and return to ground state.