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Which of the following transitions in hydrogen atom produces longest wavelength of radiation (or photon of minimum energy)? A n = 2, p = 4 B n = 3, p = 4 C n = 6, p = 8 D n = 5, p = 6

Which of the following transitions in hydrogen atom produces longest wavelength of radiation (or photon of minimum energy)?

A

n = 2, p = 4

B

n = 3, p = 4

C

n = 6, p = 8

D

n = 5, p = 6

 

Grade:9

1 Answers

Mayank Ranka
askIITians Faculty 279 Points
one year ago

Higher the value of the principle quantum number to which electron is jumping, longer will be the wavelength. So, n = 6, p = 8 transition produces longest wavelength.

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