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ChemistryPrinciples of Instrumental Analysis(a) Interpretation: Relative intensity of potassium at flame center and height 2 cm above the flame needs to be calculated where the emission line of potassium is 766.5 nm. Concept introduction: For this calculation following formulas will be used- N j N o = g j g o exp ( − E j k T ) Energy of potassium is calculated by- E = h c λ And relative intensity formula- I X I Y = ( N j N o ) h 2 ( N j N o ) h 1Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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7th Edition

Douglas A. Skoog + 2 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305577213

Chapter 9, Problem 9.12QAP

Interpretation Introduction

**(a)**

**Interpretation:**

Relative intensity of potassium at flame center and height 2 cm above the flame needs to be calculated where the emission line of potassium is 766.5 nm.

**Concept introduction:**

For this calculation following formulas will be used-

Energy of potassium is calculated by-

And relative intensity formula-

Interpretation Introduction

**(b)**

**Interpretation:**

Relative intensity of potassium at flame center and height 3 cm above the flame needs to be calculated where the emission line of potassium is 766.5 nm.

**Concept introduction:**

Calculation of ratio of excited state and ground state is done by following formula-

And relative intensity formula-

Interpretation Introduction

**(c)**

**Interpretation:**

Relative intensity of potassium at flame center and height 4 cm above the flame needs to be calculated where the emission line of potassium is 766.5 nm.

**Concept introduction:**

Ratio of excited state and ground state is calculated by the following formula-

And relative intensity formula-

Interpretation Introduction

**(d)**

**Interpretation:**

Relative intensity of potassium at flame center and height 5 cm above the flame needs to be calculated where the emission line of potassium is 766.5 nm.

**Concept introduction:**

Ratio of excited state and ground state is calculated by the following formula-

And relative intensity formula-