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Experiment 13 - Diffraction, Wavelength, and Atomic Line Spectra

In this experiment, we will look at the diffraction of light, and how wavelengths can be calculated from diffraction. Well also look at atomic line spectra, which actually relate to the quantum-mechanical energy levels that electrons occupy around the nucleus of an atom; the wavelengths of emitted light from an atom relates to these energy levels.

gas spectra