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ciaranciaran1 Mar9-12 09:30 AM

calculating the visible emission spectrum for hydrogen
 
so the title speaks for itself i hope. my problem is i dont know how to work the formula. what are the ns about??


lamba^-1 = R(n1^-2 - n2^-2)

ciaranciaran1 Mar9-12 09:31 AM

Re: calculating the visible emission spectrum for hydrogen
 
I should of said, r, the rydberg constant, is given.

Borek Mar9-12 11:20 AM

Re: calculating the visible emission spectrum for hydrogen
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohr_model


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