Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 32 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 12

Answer

The difference in orbital energies corresponds to the energy of a photon of light that is emitted (or absorbed) when an electron transitions between two energy states.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 607.
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