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Line spectrum and energy levels

by Joules23
Tags: energy, levels, line, spectrum
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May3-07, 12:07 AM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What does the line spectrum reveal about the energy levels in an atom?

3. The attempt at a solution

The energy levels are quantized

is that right?
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May3-07, 01:11 AM
P: 40
Ya! energy levels are--- n2 x 13.6 eV.... when n is an integral value..thus they are quantized the frequency of photons do tell us about the electronic transition going inside the atom......i too need the correct answer...
May3-07, 11:55 AM
PF Gold
P: 4,087
Every line in the spectrum corresponds to a transition between energy levels. The intensity of the line tells us about the probability of the corresponding transition.

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