Definition of atomic physics in English:

atomic physics

Syllabification: a·tom·ic phys·ics

noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of physics concerned with the structure of the atom, its energy states, and its interactions with particles and fields.
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  • Subject to the limitations of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, the advancement of atomic physics and quantum physics allowed increasingly accurate descriptions of complex atoms.
  • These ‘magic’ numbers of protons and neutrons are called closed shells, and are similar to the electron shells of atomic physics.
  • Current research in atomic physics focuses on describing the internal structure of atoms.

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