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Fine Structure Constant

Please tell me what is fine structure constant? (Asked Deepanshu Gabba )


A fundamental and dimensionless physical constant, equal to approximately 1/137, that occurs in expressions describing the fine structure of atomic spectra

In physics, the fine-structure constant (usually denoted α, the Greek letter alpha) is a fundamental physical constant, namely the coupling constant characterizing the strength of the electromagnetic interaction.

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