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energy E will be occupied at temperature. This relationship can be expressed by
the following equation, in which the Fermi energy, or chemical potential, is
symbolized by the Greek letter zeta, £, and k is Boltzmann's constant: f(E) ...
before; in an inelastic collision, a fraction of the kinetic energy is transferred to the
internal energy states of the colliding particles. In an atom, for example, the
electrons have certain allowed (discrete) energies and are said to be bound.
The process of photosynthesis requires energy, in the form of sunlight, to split
one water molecule into one-half of an oxygen molecule (02; the oxidizing agent)
and two hydrogen atoms (H; the reducing agent), each of which dissociates to
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