Hydrogen vs. Doubly Ionized Lithium: Which Has More Optical Spectrum Lines?

In summary, transition lines are boundaries between two different states or phases of matter, determined through experimentation and data analysis. They are significant for understanding material behavior and can be affected by external factors. Transition lines vary for different materials and can even change within the same material.
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Assuming that all transitions are possible, will the optical spectrum (380nm to 700nm) of hydrogen have more or fewer lines than the optical spectrum of doubly ionized lithium?

Im not sure on this one but I think its lithium, but like I said I am not sure
 
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Why?What is the # of electrons for the 2 species...?

Daniel.
 
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The lithium has more so it has more lines?
 
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The lithium is doubly ionized,so it has one electron,just like the hydrogen.

Daniel.
 

1. What are transition lines?

Transition lines are boundaries between two different states or phases of matter. They can refer to changes in physical properties, such as melting or boiling points, or changes in chemical properties, such as a reaction occurring.

2. How are transition lines determined?

Transition lines are determined through experimentation and data analysis. Scientists may use techniques such as heating and cooling, pressure changes, or adding different substances to observe changes in the material and determine the transition lines.

3. What is the significance of transition lines?

Transition lines are significant because they help us understand the behavior and properties of different materials. They also allow us to predict how a substance will change under different conditions, which is important for many industrial and scientific applications.

4. Can transition lines be affected by external factors?

Yes, transition lines can be affected by various external factors such as pressure, temperature, and the presence of other substances. These factors can shift the transition line, causing the substance to behave differently under different conditions.

5. Are transition lines the same for all materials?

No, transition lines are different for each material and can even vary within the same material depending on external factors. Each substance has its own unique set of transition lines based on its chemical composition and properties.

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