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    The main difference in the energy levels distribution is that for the quantum system is discrete while for the classical system is continuous. As a continuous distribution can be thought as an infinite series of levels, we can try to make the system “assume” (split) as many energetic levels as possible, by increasing the spin. However, I am not sure if such a situation (even if we are theoretically speaking) would imply having a heavy nucleus, which would go in the opposite direction of what previously discussed (the smaller the nucleus the smaller the magnitude of the quadrupole splitting contribution), which would cause an increase in the energy level splitting (between the lowest energy and highest energy levels). What I mean is, I am not sure if such a quantum situation would decrease or increase the energy spacing, such that we manage to reach a classical result).

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