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consider a sample of hydrogen atoms and in each atom,the electron is excited to energy level n.what is the maxmium no. of unique wavelengths this sample can emit??

consider a sample of hydrogen atoms and in each atom,the electron is excited to energy level n.what is the maxmium no. of unique wavelengths this sample can emit??

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vikas askiitian expert
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11 years ago

general formula for no of different wavelengths = n(n-1)/2

for n=3 , no of spectral lines = 3

for n=4 ,no of spectral lines = 6

and so on...

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