Stark effect

noun

ˈstärk-
: the broadening or resolution into components of spectrum lines as the result of subjecting the source of light to an intense electric field compare zeeman effect

Word History

Etymology

after Johannes Stark †1957 German physicist

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“Stark effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stark%20effect. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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