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    Atomic Emission Spectra

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    For each line in the hydrogen spectrum, how do you deduce n2 (the upper state) and n1 (lower state)?

    If you could record the absorption spectrum of hydrogen gas, what would it look like?

    What is the vapour (or gas) present in fluorescent lights? How do you know?

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    Solution Summary

    This solution discusses the absorption spectrum of hydrogen gas and the vapour present in fluorescent lights.

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