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# When an electron drops from the M shell $(n=3)$ to a vacancy in the $\mathrm{K}$ shell $(n=1),$ the measured wavelength of the emitted $\mathrm{x}$ -ray is found to be 0.101 $\mathrm{nm} .$ Identify the element.

Atomic Physics

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Menna G.

February 2, 2021

An electron in a hydrogen atom jumps from some initial Bohr orbit n¡ to some final Bohr orbit n, as in the figure (a) If the photon emitted in the process is capable of ejecting a photoelectron from tungsten (work function = 4.58 eV), determine n. (b) If

##### Christina K.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

##### Marshall S.

University of Washington

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Atomic Physics

Nuclear Physics

##### Christina K.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

##### Marshall S.

University of Washington