Spectral Series

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LNgo 1G
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Spectral Series

Postby LNgo 1G » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:30 pm

If given the wavelength, how can you tell which series (Lyman, Balmer, etc.) a photon falls under?

chrischyu4a
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Re: Spectral Series

Postby chrischyu4a » Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:03 pm

Considering how the Balmer series is associated with visible light and the Lyman series is associated with UV light, wavelengths in the Balmer series should range from around 400 nm to 740 nm while wavelengths in the Lyman series should range from 10 nm to 400 nm.

Junxi Feng 3B
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Re: Spectral Series

Postby Junxi Feng 3B » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:08 pm

Each series correspond to a different range of wavelengths. When you calculate the wavelength, just match it to the range of the series.

HuyHa_2H
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Re: Spectral Series

Postby HuyHa_2H » Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:53 pm

Each series has their own range of wavelengths. Once you've found the wavelength the photon's at, then you can just link them to whichever series involves that range.


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