General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 8 - Electron Configurations and Periodicity - Questions and Problems - Page 332: 8.87


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We know that wen an electron hits a metal int the cathode ray tube, it can knock an electron from an inner shell of the atom and thus a metal ion is produced. Thus, the electronic configuration becomes unstable and a photon is emitted which corresponds to x rays region.
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