## Spectral Lines and Series

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### Spectral Lines and Series

Why do spectral lines in the same series (Balmer series, Lyman series, etc.) always represent transitions ending with the same final energy level?

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### Re: Spectral Lines and Series

The spectral series (Balmer, Lyman etc.) are grouped by the electrons transitioning from excited states to the specified quantum level. So they are just grouped like that by definition.