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Excitation (Spd)

Definition
A process whereby the energy absorbed by an atom causes the outermost electron to jump to a higher energy level. (Source: www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/education/elements/glossary.html)
Use For
Wave excitation
Broader Term
Nuclear phenomena (Sp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Electromagnetic pulses (Spc)
Nuclear energy (Spe)
Nuclear explosions (Spf)
Nuclear magnetic resonance (Spg)
Nuclear radiation (Spm)
Nuclear reactions (Sps)
Radioactivity (Spu)