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Complete the equation.
Ephoton = (Hint: energy levels) 
Ephoton = E2  E1 = hv
Ephoton is the energy emitted by a photon in a transition between two energy levels labelled 1 and 2. h is planks constant. 

Complete the equation.
C = (Hint: wave equation) 
C = vλ
C is the speed of light and v is the frequency of a light photon. λ is the wavelength of the light. 

A fact vital to spectroscopy is Q........, what does this word mean?

Quantisation means that only certain discrete energy levels can exist and a molecule must be in one of these levels.


In spectroscopy T......... between these levels is induced by A....... or E........

Transition
Absorption Emission 

Only wavelengths which satisfy the R.......... C.......... can be A.......... or E...........

Resonance Condition
Absorbed Emitted 

Molecules have the following energy levels.
T.......... R.......... V.......... E......... 
Translational
Rotational Vibrational Electronic 

Put the following in order of size:
Rotational Electronic Vibrational 
Rotational << Vibrational << Electronic.


Rotational transitions are measured using ....

Microwaves.


Vibrational transitions are measured using ....

Infrared and Raman.


Electronic transitions are measured using ....

Ultraviolet and Visible.


What does the Born  Oppenheimer approximation regard?
(Hint: Separation) 
The Born  Oppenheimer approximation states that it is possible to separate the energy of a molecule into electronic, vibrational and rotational.


The equation relating to diatomic molecules and the number of allowed rotational energies is...

Ej = BJ (J + 1)
J = rotational quantum number B = rotational constant 

The equation to determine the constant B is...

B= h^2/(〖8π〗^2 I)


If I is the moment of inertia of a molecule then how do you determine this number?

I = μr^2
r is the bond length 

μ is the symbol for reduced mass...how do you determine μ?

μ = (Ma x Mb)/(Ma + Mb)


If atoms A and B are heavier, does μ increase or decrease?

Increases


If atoms A and B are heavier, does the rotational constant increase or decrease?

Decreases


If the bond length is smaller then is the rotational constant larger or smaller?

Larger
