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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

Wavelength of electromagnetic radiation from a hydrogen atom when electron undergoes transition n=5 to n=3?

What is the wavelength of the electromagnetic radiation emitted from a hydrogen atom when the electron undergoes the transition n = 5 to n = 3?

In what region of the spectrum does the line occur?

2 Answers

  • Smark
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Use the Rydberg Equation:

    Answer: wavelength = 1283 nm, so it falls into the infrared range.

    Source(s): Self.
  • wave length = .00000128m. that is in the infrared region. you have to use the rydberg equation.

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