Rotational energy levels are grouped into a particular vibrational energy level. The rotational and vibrational energy levels comprise the electronic levels. The diagram below illustrates how they can be represented diagrammatically.
Match the type of system or situation to the appropriate energy level diagram.
electronic, vibrational, and rotational states of a diatomic molecule such as O2
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