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Which statement explains the perfectly vertical transitions observed by the Franck-Condon principle?

A

Transitions can only occur between the $v=0$ and $v'=0$ states.

B

The Morse potentials are vertically aligned.

C

The nuclei are stationary with respect to the electrons by the Born-Oppenheimer approximation.

D

The most probable transition is the one that corresponds to the best wavefunction overlap.

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