Rydberg Equation

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Rose_Malki_3G
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Rydberg Equation

Postby Rose_Malki_3G » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:52 pm

For the Rydberg equation that is equal to frequency, is there a negative sign in front of the Rydberg constant?

AndrewNguyen_2H
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Re: Rydberg Equation

Postby AndrewNguyen_2H » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:39 pm



It depends. If you factor out a negative yes, but as you can see here there isn't

Sahaj Patel Lec3DisK
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Re: Rydberg Equation

Postby Sahaj Patel Lec3DisK » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:51 pm

Yes, there is a negative sign. Dr. Lavelle went over it in lecture today. E = -h*r / (n^2) is the equation.


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