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13.4b A molecule in a gas undergoes about 1.0 x 10" collisions in each second. Suppose that (a) every collision is
effective in deactivating the molecule rotationally and (b) that one collision in 10 is effective. Calculate the width (in
hertz) of rotational transitions in the molecule.

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