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Mon February 18, 2008 By:

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

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Sheetal Kolte
Mon February 18, 2008

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.

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