Discharge Lamps & Flame Tests


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Title Discharge Lamps & Flame Tests
Description This activity combines experimental flame tests with a simulation exploring emissions from discharge lamps. Both activities may be performed in the same lab period. The handout accompanying the simulation includes common questions/topics pertaining to multi-electron atoms and periodic trends.
Subject Chemistry
Level Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Duration 120 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Spectroscopy, emission, photons
Simulation(s) Neon Lights & Other Discharge Lamps


Author(s) Ted Clark
Contact Email clark.789@osu.edu
School / Organization The Ohio State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Date submitted 7/14/12
Date updated 7/14/12