Exercise 4 | Early Quantum Theory
Calculate the wavelength of the line in the Lyman series that results from the transition n=4 to n=1.
Is light absorbed or emitted during this process?
E4 > E1 ⇒ E = E4 – E1 = = 2.04 x 10-18 J
E = ⇒ λ = = 9.74 x 10-8 m
E4 > E1 ⇒ emission