what is rydberg's constant?is its value 109677 or 2.18*10^-18

Asked by adityalearn28 | 23rd Jul, 2010, 06:19: PM

Expert Answer:

It represents the wave number of lowest energy photon capable of ionizing hydrogen atom from its ground state.
 
     R = me.e4/8ε02h3c
          =1.097373*107 m-1
 

Answered by  | 25th Jul, 2010, 04:01: PM

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