Why the energy levels inside the atom are named K,L,M,M......and not A,B,C,D.....?

Asked by  | 18th Feb, 2008, 08:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Why the energy levels inside the atom are named K,L,M,M......and not A,B,C,D.....?

Conventionally.

Just as types of charges are either positive or negative. It is convention that electron is assigned negative charge whereas positive charge is assigned to proton. It could have been vice versa as well.

Answered by  | 4th Dec, 2017, 06:01: PM

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