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Brandon Diaz-Beltran 25 June 2018 Atomic Spectoscopy Post-Lab Chelsea O’HaraCHEM 2038-003 Introduction In Atomic Spectroscopy, one turned to study the more physical side of chemistry. The main focus of the lab was to reinforce concepts such as the relationships between wavelength and the amount of energy a stream of photons has. To accompany the topic, one dealt with Planck’s Constant, the Rydberg Constant, and quantized energy levels for electrons inside atomic shells. On a more macro scale, one to relate the unique spectra expressions to be able to discern different kinds of substances and make inferences as well. Manipulation of equations were to check any mathematical work. Procedure The lab was broken into three parts. In the first one, one had to calibrate the spectroscope to make sense of the arbitrary scale readings that are imprinted when looking inside. To do this, one used the emission spectra lines of helium since it is well known. Once values were obtained, later on they were compared to wavelength values using a graphical regression equation.