excimer


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ex·ci·mer

 (ĕk′sə-mər)
n.
A diatomic molecule that exists only when one of the atoms is in an excited energy state, especially one whose atoms are the same chemical element.

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excimer

(ˈɛkˌsaɪmə)
n
(General Physics) physics an excited dimer formed by the association of excited and unexcited molecules, which would remain dissociated in the ground state
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ex•ci•mer

(ˈɛk sə mər)

n.
a molecular complex of two, usu. identical, molecules that is stable only when one of them is in an excited state.
[1960–65; exci (ted) + (di) mer]
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excimère
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