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Hydrogen atom

  1. Sep 14, 2014 #1
    How an electron transition from lower energy state to higher energy state in hydrogen atom emits a photon?
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2014 #2

    mfb

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    What is your level of knowledge? There are many possible answers to this question, but unless you know something about quantum field theory, it will probably stay at the level of "something is moving, so it emits radiation".
     
  4. Sep 14, 2014 #3

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    There is noway this can happen...where did you read that? the photon would need to have negative energy... except for if you mean absorb?
     
  5. Sep 14, 2014 #4

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    Oh wait, lower to higher? No, that does not work. I read "higher to lower", as that is a common question.
     
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