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Color of light emitted is characteristic to element

Each element has a different set of energy levels. Explain why the colour of the light emitted by an element in the gaseous state is characteristic of the element & explain with a sketch diagram how a hydrogen atom, which has only one electron, has so many spectral lines.

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Each element has a different set of energy levels. Each element has a characteristic pattern of spectral lines that are due to the properties of that element ? its ability to become excited ...

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This solution explains the color of light emitted and how it is characteristic to each element.

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