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Stark effect experiment

  1. Apr 27, 2010 #1
    Is it possible to observe stark splittings with a 600 grooves/mm attached to a spectrometer.I carried out the experiment by placing the hydrogen tube in between the spark gap of the rhumkorff coil but was unable to see splittings.Wonder whether it was the lack of resolving power of the instrument or an error in the apparatus..
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  3. Apr 28, 2010 #2
    can a michelson interferometer be used for the observation?
  4. May 1, 2010 #3
    i tried to do the expt some time ago but it too didn't workout....lack of proper documentation is a big issue i guess.how about using two parallel plates to produce a uniform electric field?
  5. May 1, 2010 #4
    i guess you are correct in stating the lack of documentation.i tried with two parallel plates.but it too didn't work out...
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