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Electronic Transition of Atoms

  1. Jun 3, 2015 #1
    Suppose we have an isolated H atom. We are looking its electronic transition. If we plot the intensity of the radiation vs frequency then what will be the nature of the curve and why??
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  3. Jun 3, 2015 #2


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    This is extremely VAGUE!

    You obviously have seen such a plot (otherwise, how would you have an idea there is a "curve"?). So why don't you cite an example on where you have seen it, i.e. provide a valid reference? Without such source, there is no way to tell if the "curve" you saw was intrinsic to the physics, or if it is due to the detection mechanism.

  4. Jun 3, 2015 #3


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    Are you talking about the line profile?
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