Lyman, Balmer, etc.

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Lyman, Balmer, etc.

Postby Ethan Breaux 2F » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:47 pm

So as we know the Lyman series is n=1, the Balmer series is n=2, and so on and so on. My question is whether or not we will need to know all the series after these two or will we just be given n = 4?

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Re: Lyman, Balmer, etc.

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:49 pm

Paschen series (n=3) might appear once in awhile, but you are not expected to know the name of the series corresponding to n=4, 5, and so on.

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