Module for Atomic Spectra Question 26


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Module for Atomic Spectra Question 26

Postby Sammy Thatipelli 1B » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:23 pm

In the module, this question is being asked: Can molecular spectroscopy be used to identify molecules? If so why is it possible?

Can someone explain the answer for this question?

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Re: Module for Atomic Spectra Question 26

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:27 pm

Molecualr spectroscopy can absolutely be used to identify molecules because all molecules interact with and absorb light differently due to the interactions between the molecule's electrons and the orbitals that those electrons occupy.

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Re: Module for Atomic Spectra Question 26

Postby Swetha Sundaram 1E » Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:32 am

So each element and molecule have their own unique spectral pattern or fingerprint.


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