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Episode 501: Spectra and Energy Levels

Produced by the Institute of Physics, this learning episode helps students to understand the emission spectra of white light and from standard discharge lamps. There are a range of activities that include discussion, demonstrations, experiments and calculations. The activities in this learning episode include: * looking at emission spectra * the meaning of quantisation * energy levels in a hydrogen atom * calculating frequencies * distinguishing quantisation and continuity * photon flux * relating photon energy to frequency

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