Which has a line spectrum most like that of hydrogen: Li, Li+, or Li2+?


Each line in the line spectrum is caused by a transition from one quantum state to another. The transitions involve electrons. The more electrons present, the more complicated the spectrum becomes.

Which of Li, Li+, and Li2+ has the same number of electrons as hydrogen?

Author: Fred Senese senese@antoine.frostburg.edu



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