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## Homework Statement

(a)Find splitting between F=0 and F=1 in hydrogen

(b) Find the constant ##A## and nuclear magnetic moment

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

Hyperfine splitting is given by:

[tex]H_{hf} = \frac{A}{2} \left[ F(F+1) - I(I+1) - J(J+1) \right] [/tex]

The intervals are given by:

[tex]\Delta E_{hf} = E_F - E_{F-1} = AF [/tex]

__Part(a)__Using ##G_I = 5.6##, ##I= \frac{1}{2}## for a single proton, ##n = 1, Z = 1## I get splittings as ## 1.42~ MHz## and ##474.6 ~cm^{-1}##. Could somebody verify this?

__Part (b)__

For ##J = \frac{9}{2}##, it implies that ##I = \frac{1}{2}## for the energy levels to be split into 6 levels, ##F= I + J = 0,1,2,3,4,5##.

Using the interval rule, the energy intervals are ##A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A##.

Taking the maximum energy - minimum energy observed = energy spacing between F=0 and F=5.

[tex]15 A = 10^9 h (9568.19-2312.87) [/tex]

This gives ##A = 3.21 \times 10^{-22}## and ##g_i \mu_N = 3.65 \times 10^{-23}##.

However, this means that ##g_I = 7200##. Is this reasonable?