What is the difference between quantized and discrete energy levels?
Quantum energy levels are akin to orbits that particles take in microscopic space, with higher energy levels having more extreme orbits. A particle is in "ground state" if it's at its lowest level or an "excited" state when at a higher level.
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Quantized and discrete energy levels actually refer to the same phenomenon. "Discrete" means separate, distinct categories or objects, while...
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Learn about the energy levels of an atom. Find out what an electron energy level is, discover how to find energy levels, and study examples of energy levels.