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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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The wavelengths in the hydrogen spectrum with m=1 form a series of spectral lines called the Lyman series. Calculate the wavelengths of the first four members of the Lyman series.

λ1 = 121 nm , λ2 =102 nm , λ3 =97.2nm , λ4=94.9

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Firstly  n1 =1 , n2=2

Secondly,  n1=1 , n2=3

Thirdly , n1=1 , n2=4

Lastly we have n1=1 , n2=5

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