## Wikipedia - Emissione spontanea (it) spontaneous emission

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That @M03958@ of @E02056@ which occurs even in the absence of a perturbing external electromagnetic field. The transition between states, $$n$$ and $$m$$, is governed by the @E01914@ @C01124@ of spontaneous emission, $$A_{nm}$$.
See also:
stimulated emission
Source:
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2277 [Terms] [Paper]