BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425
Textbook Problem
1 views

The energy of a photon of visible light emitted by an excited atom is the energy change that takes place within the atom itself.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The question asks to specify for which the energy of a photon of a visible light emitted by an excited atom corresponds to.

Conceptual information: Electromagnetic radiation contains radiation which has the property of both the particles and waves. The energy of these radiation is discrete and is characterized by a photon. When one sends a beam of such radiation through a sample containing atoms the atoms could absorb the energy and then promote it to a state called an excited state which has higher energy with very low stability.

Explanation

Energy is absorbed by an atom when it is irradiated with electromagnetic radiation. Visible light is one such kind of electromagnetic radiation which has wavelengths ranging from 400 nm to 700 nm. This means that the radiation has an exact energy. If the energy gap between the ground state of an atom (lowest possible energy of an atom) and the excited state of an atom exactly matches with the energy supplied by the photons in visible region of the spectrum, the atom absorbs radiation. After absorbing energy the atom reaches a state of an energy called an excited state possessing a higher amount of energy along with higher instability...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 11 Solutions

Show all chapter solutions add
Ch-11 P-6ALQCh-11 P-7ALQCh-11 P-8ALQCh-11 P-9ALQCh-11 P-10ALQCh-11 P-11ALQCh-11 P-12ALQCh-11 P-13ALQCh-11 P-14ALQCh-11 P-15ALQCh-11 P-16ALQCh-11 P-17ALQCh-11 P-18ALQCh-11 P-19ALQCh-11 P-20ALQCh-11 P-21ALQCh-11 P-1QAPCh-11 P-2QAPCh-11 P-3QAPCh-11 P-4QAPCh-11 P-5QAPCh-11 P-6QAPCh-11 P-7QAPCh-11 P-8QAPCh-11 P-9QAPCh-11 P-10QAPCh-11 P-11QAPCh-11 P-12QAPCh-11 P-13QAPCh-11 P-14QAPCh-11 P-15QAPCh-11 P-16QAPCh-11 P-17QAPCh-11 P-18QAPCh-11 P-19QAPCh-11 P-20QAPCh-11 P-21QAPCh-11 P-22QAPCh-11 P-23QAPCh-11 P-24QAPCh-11 P-25QAPCh-11 P-26QAPCh-11 P-27QAPCh-11 P-28QAPCh-11 P-29QAPCh-11 P-30QAPCh-11 P-31QAPCh-11 P-32QAPCh-11 P-33QAPCh-11 P-34QAPCh-11 P-35QAPCh-11 P-36QAPCh-11 P-37QAPCh-11 P-38QAPCh-11 P-39QAPCh-11 P-40QAPCh-11 P-41QAPCh-11 P-42QAPCh-11 P-43QAPCh-11 P-44QAPCh-11 P-45QAPCh-11 P-46QAPCh-11 P-47QAPCh-11 P-48QAPCh-11 P-49QAPCh-11 P-50QAPCh-11 P-51QAPCh-11 P-52QAPCh-11 P-53QAPCh-11 P-54QAPCh-11 P-55QAPCh-11 P-56QAPCh-11 P-57QAPCh-11 P-58QAPCh-11 P-59QAPCh-11 P-60QAPCh-11 P-61QAPCh-11 P-62QAPCh-11 P-63QAPCh-11 P-64QAPCh-11 P-65QAPCh-11 P-66QAPCh-11 P-67QAPCh-11 P-68QAPCh-11 P-69QAPCh-11 P-70QAPCh-11 P-71QAPCh-11 P-72QAPCh-11 P-73QAPCh-11 P-74QAPCh-11 P-75QAPCh-11 P-76QAPCh-11 P-77QAPCh-11 P-78QAPCh-11 P-79QAPCh-11 P-80QAPCh-11 P-81QAPCh-11 P-82QAPCh-11 P-83APCh-11 P-84APCh-11 P-85APCh-11 P-86APCh-11 P-87APCh-11 P-88APCh-11 P-89APCh-11 P-90APCh-11 P-91APCh-11 P-92APCh-11 P-93APCh-11 P-94APCh-11 P-95APCh-11 P-96APCh-11 P-97APCh-11 P-98APCh-11 P-99APCh-11 P-100APCh-11 P-101APCh-11 P-102APCh-11 P-103APCh-11 P-104APCh-11 P-105APCh-11 P-106APCh-11 P-107APCh-11 P-108APCh-11 P-109APCh-11 P-110APCh-11 P-111APCh-11 P-112APCh-11 P-113APCh-11 P-114APCh-11 P-115APCh-11 P-116APCh-11 P-117APCh-11 P-118APCh-11 P-119CPCh-11 P-120CPCh-11 P-121CPCh-11 P-122CPCh-11 P-123CPCh-11 P-124CPCh-11 P-125CPCh-11 P-126CP

Additional Science Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

Which molecule does not form during glycolysis? a. NADH b. pyruvate c. FADH2 d. ATP

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (MindTap Course List)

The bodys use of fat for fuel without the help of carbohydrate results in the production of a. ketone bodies b....

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

Why does the expansion of a stars envelope make it cooler and more luminous?

Horizons: Exploring the Universe (MindTap Course List)

A 40.0-g ice cube floats in 200 g of water in a 100-g copper cup; all are at a temperature of 0C. A piece of le...

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Technology Update (No access codes included)

Feathers and hair consist mainly of _____. a. chitin b. cartilage c. keratin d. lignin

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (MindTap Course List)

Are tides always shallow-water waves? Are they ever in deep water?

Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science, Loose-leaf Versin