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Atomic Spectra Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Atomic Spectra
Description:
This composite image shows the red emission lines from a neon spectrum on the left and a neon sign--the red tube on the right. To see the emission spectra of other elements, visit Atomic Spectra, and click in the checkboxes. To learn about the spectrum of hydrogen, the simplest atom, go to this Hyperphysics page.
Image:
image credit: Rod Nave; <a href="http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/atspect2.html#c1" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/neonlarge12-20-07.jpg " target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Rod Nave; image source; larger image
Image URL:
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