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written by Carl Rod Nave
This well-illustrated page from Hyperphysics contains the light emitted by several elements and their respective spectra as well.  The page also provides a description of how the size of a holographic image scales with the wavelength of the light used to observe it.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
= Electromagnetic Spectrum
Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
= Spectra
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- Lower Undergraduate
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- Reference Material
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= Image/Image Set
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from January 16, 2008 until February 1, 2008. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2005 R. Nave
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Keywords: color, element, emission line, light, spectra, spectrum
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Record Updated: Dec 19, 2007 by Ann Deml
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