72 Atomic and Molecular Physics
Includes atomic and molecular structure, electron properties, and atomic and molecular spectra. For elementary particle physics see 77 Physics of Elementary Particles and Fields; for nuclear physics see 73 Nuclear Physics.
Atomic Physics – The study of the structure and characteristics of atoms. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Molecular Physics – The study of the structure and characteristics of molecules. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Exhaustive Interest : The basic theories and formulas of atomic and molecular physics as they relate to aeronautics, astronautics, and aerospace sciences. Those elements of atomic and molecular physics that have actual or potential application to the aerospace program.
Selective Interest : Those applications of atomic and molecular science that have potential use to the aerospace sciences.
Negative Interest : Basic theories and formulas of atomic and molecular physics that have no application to the aerospace sciences.
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