L4-Properties_of_Atoms

L4-Properties_of_Atoms - Where We are Now. Absorption and...

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Part I Properties of Atoms 1 Where We are Now. ... Absorption and Emission Spectra of the hydrogen atom when a hydrogen atom is excited, it absorbs certain wavelengths of light The Continuous Spectrum The Absorption Spectrum of Hydrogen 2 Where We are Now. ... Absorption and Emission Spectra of the hydrogen atom when an excited hydrogen atom relaxes, it emits certain wavelengths of light The Absorption Spectrum of Hydrogen The Emission Spectrum of Hydrogen 3 The Balmer-Rydberg Equation A mathematical description of the lines in the hydrogen spectrum 1 " = R 1 n 1 2 # 1 n 2 2 $ % ( ) ! R = Rydgerg constant (1.097 x 10 7 /m) ! n 1 and n 2 are integers ! n 1 < n 2 4
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The Bohr Model Niels Bohr presented an explanation for Balmer’s and Rydberg’s explanations assumed that electronic energy is quantized only certain values of electronic energy are possible 1. Electrons can only be in certain discrete orbits. 3. Electrons absorb or emit energy in discrete
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2009 for the course CHEM 333 taught by Professor Baird during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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L4-Properties_of_Atoms - Where We are Now. Absorption and...

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