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A photon with wavelength of 95nm is capable of exciting a ground state hydrogen electron from n=1 to what final energy level?

A photon with wavelength of 95nm is capable of exciting a ground state hydrogen electron from n=1 to what final energy level?

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  • how do you get 0.0404 though i don't get how to calculate this number
    • Brigadier_Element_Hamster8
    • Nov 04, 2018 at 6:21pm
  • 1 / 9.5 * 10^-8 = - 1.097 * 10^7 * [1 / nf^2 - 1 / 1^2] or 0.9596 = - [1 / nf^2 - 1 ] or 1 / nf^2 = 0.0404 or nf = 5
    • suvsam
    • Nov 04, 2018 at 6:42pm

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