## The Atomic Spectroscopy Experiment

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### The Atomic Spectroscopy Experiment

In the setup of an Atomic Spectroscopy experiment, does the detector read the wavelengths of light absorbed and emitted or the frequencies of light absorbed and emitted? Also, why does it matter which one is detected if you can use the equation c= frequency x wavelength in order to solve for the missing variable?

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### Re: The Atomic Spectroscopy Experiment

There are experiments which let you detect either emission or absorption.