4.BioanalyticalApplicationofUV

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Bioanalytical Application of UV/vis Spectroscopy Week 4 Lab S117 Fall 2011
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Overview Post-lab Discussion Historical Perspective on Balmer, Rydberg, Bohr How science builds Pre-lab discussion Molecular Spectroscopy UV-vis Spectrometer Quantitative use of spectroscopy Standard curves
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Balmer’s Contribution Experimental Empirical observation of a series Mathematical description of series n2 n2 - 22 Wavelength = constant *
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Rydberg’s Contribution Generalization Recognizing use of inverse wavelength
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Bohr’s Contribution Theoretical Assume classic interpretation BUT…only if angular momentum restricted by quantum rule From classical treatment mixed with quantum rule:
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Why is Bohr Accepted? Direct match to experimental results Explains Rydberg in terms of more fundamental constants Philosophical question: How right is a “right theory” and how wrong is a “wrong theory?”
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UV/vis Spectroscopy Investigating a Dow
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course S 117 taught by Professor Stephenjacobson during the Fall '11 term at Indiana.

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