Bohr’s Model of the Hydrogen Atom

  • Hermann Haken
  • Hans Christoph Wolf


In the following chapters we shall take up the detailed analysis of the spectra of atoms in every wavelength region. The most important sources of information about the electronic structure and composition of atoms are spectra in the visible, infrared, ultraviolet, x-ray, microwave and radio frequency ranges. Figure 8.1 summarises these spectral regions.


Spectral Line Orbital Angular Momentum Rydberg State Electron Collision Principal Quantum Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
    • 1
  • Hans Christoph Wolf
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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