## Atomic Spectra and Atomic StructureFor beginners and specialists in other fields: the Nobel Laureate's widely admired introduction to atomic spectra and their relationship to atomic structures, stressing basic principles. The treatment is physical, rather than mathematical, with experiment serving as the starting point for theory. 80 illustrations. |

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User Review - jamessavik - LibraryThingThis book is NOT current but it is quite important to gain perspective in the development astronomical spectroscopy. Perhaps the most important part of this work is that a number of formula are derived. Read full review

### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Tables | 9 |

TABLE PAGE 1 Conversion factors for energy units | 10 |

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Atomic Spectra and Atomic Structure Gerhard Herzberg,John William Tranter Spinks Limited preview - 1944 |

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absorption according alkaline earths alkalis antisymmetric atomic number Balmer Balmer series Bohr theory calculated Chapter closed shells collision corresponding doublet eigenfunctions elec electric field electron configuration elements emission electron energy difference energy level diagram equal example excitation energy field direction field strength formula given gives ground H atom hydrogen hyperfine structure intensity interaction ionization potential ions isotope Laporte rule lowest magnetic field magnetic moment magnitude molecules momenta multiplet normal nuclear charge nuclear spin nucleus number of components number of electrons number of terms observed obtained occur outer electrons p-electrons Paperbound Paschen-Back effect Pauli principle periodic system possible precession principal quantum number principal series quantum mechanics result Russell-Saunders Russell-Saunders coupling selection rule series limit shows singlet space quantized spectra spectral lines spectrum splitting Stark effect statistical weight symmetric Table term series tion transition probability triplet trons valence values velocity wave length wave mechanics wave number Zeeman effect zero