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    Transition Energies in Ionized Lithium

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    A photon with energy in the visible region (between about 4000 and 7000 A) causes the transition n --> n + 1 in doubly ionized lithium, Li++, a hydrogen-like system with a single electron and a central charge equal to 3e. What is the lowest value of n for which this could occur?

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