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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

Use the data from Figure 40.24 to calculate the first three vibrational energy levels of a carbon-oxygen double bond.

Energy of state =

Energy of

Energy of

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information

Energy level of harmonic quantum oscillator,

Here,

n denotes the state,

h = Planck's constant and

classical angular frequency.

Step 2. Energy of  state

Step 2. Energy of  state

Step 3. Energy of state

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