Spectroscope - Hydrogen Spectrum

Purpose

Individual viewing of the hydrogen spectrum using a student spectrometer.

Equipment

Hydrogen spectral tube (or others as requested) with power supply, student spectrometer.◙

Images

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Description

Using the standard hydrogen spectral tube (or others) and a student spectrometer, individual students (or other interested people) can view the Balmer series lines of the hydrogen spectrum. The grating is 14,500 lines per inch (5710 lines per cm). The window at the side allows in light for the calibration scale.