H-Atom Equation

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akroberts
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H-Atom Equation

Postby akroberts » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:28 pm

Why is h negative in the equation for an H-atom?

Henry_Phan_4L
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Re: H-Atom Equation

Postby Henry_Phan_4L » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:02 pm

The jump in energy is negative, so the negative sign cancels it out.

Ryan Troutman 4L
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Re: H-Atom Equation

Postby Ryan Troutman 4L » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:30 pm

The - comes from the jump in electrons from higher energy levels to lower energy levels since electrons must be emitted in order to reach from say n=3 to n=1.


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