Pauli exclusion principle


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Paul·i exclusion prin·ci·ple

(paw'lē),
the theory limiting the number of electrons in the orbit or shell of an atom; that it is not possible for any two electrons to have all four quantum numbers identical.

Paul·i ex·clu·sion prin·ci·ple

(pawl'ē eks-klū'zhŭn prin'si-pĕl)
The theory limiting the number of electrons in the orbit or shell of an atom: that it is not possible for any two electrons to have all four quantum numbers identical.

Pauli,

Wolfgang, Austrian-U.S. physicist and Nobel laureate, 1900-1958.
Pauli exclusion principle - the theory limiting the number of electrons in the orbit or shell of an atom.
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