What is the difference between the Zeeman effect and the Stark effect?
#120737. Asked by serpa. (Mar 17 11 11:30 AM)
The Stark effect can be considered as the 'electrical' analogue of the Zeeman effect.
In both cases there is a splitting and/or shifting of the spectral lines of the emitted spectrum due to the presence of an external field. In Zeeman we have magnetic field whereas in Stark we have electric field.
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