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When a sample of an unknown element is used as a target for the electron beam in an X-ray tube, it emits a series of characteristic spectral lines in...

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When a sample of an unknown element is used as a target for the electron beam in an X-ray tube, it emits a series of characteristic spectral lines in which the two longest wavelengths are 0.0228 nm and 0.0192 nm. What is the element?
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If the spectram obtained is of k series,
Then ,
1/ = Rz²( ) n1=1 and n2=2
R=10^7
= 0.0192 nm
Z = 120.38
The element is Rh

This question was asked on Nov 01, 2011 and answered on Nov 01, 2011.

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