(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A muon is captured by a deuteron to form a muonic atom. Find the energy of the ground state and the first excited state.

find the wavelength when the transition occurs

2. Relevant equations

E[tex]_{n}[/tex] = [tex]\frac{-13.6Z^{2}}{n^{2}}[/tex]

[tex]\frac{1}{\lambda}[/tex] = R{[tex]\frac{1}{n_{f}^{2}}[/tex]-[tex]\frac{1}{n_{i}^{2}}[/tex]}

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not sure what the n's are for each state. I think [tex]n_{f}[/tex] or ground state = 1 but don't know where to go from here

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# Homework Help: Muonic atom energy

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