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What is released when an electron loses energy?

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What is released when an electron loses energy?

Energy:

Atoms absorb and lose energy. Generally, it's the electrons that absorb and lose energy. The energy absorbed by an electron in the first energy level making it jump up to the next energy level is 10.2 electron-volts (eV).

Answer and Explanation:

Electromagnetic radiation in the form of light is released when an electron loses energy.

When an electron absorbs energy, it gets excited and moves...

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