Emission Spectrum Definition

This is the emission spectrum of sodium.
This is the emission spectrum of sodium. teravolt, public domain

Emission Spectrum Definition: Emission spectrum refers to the range of wavelengths emitted by an atom stimulated by either heat or electric current.

Emission spectra is unique to each element.

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