Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Rydberg Formula

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10235
n A formula, similar to that of Balmer, for expressing the wave-numbers ( v) of the lines in a spectral series:
$$v = R{1 \over {(n + a)^2 }} - {1 \over {(m + b)^2 }}$$
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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA