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Solid ebook for either undergrads and grads. additionally necessary as a reference booklet for researchers.

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By K. N. Liou

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Absorption and Emission by Atmospheric Gases. Wiley, New York. Chapters 4 and 5 provide enlightened discussions of the fundamentals of rotational, vibrational, and electronic transitions. Penner, S. S. (1950). Quantitative Molecular Spectroscopy and Gas Emissivities. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA. Chapters 1–3 provide helpful explanations of blackbody radiation and absorption line profiles. 6 billion years ago, the sun condensed out of the center of a thin, hot, spinning disk of interstellar material, according to a theory proposed by Laplace (1796).

11 (a) From Newton’s second law of motion and Coulomb’s law, find the kinetic energy of an electron in a hydrogen atom moving with a velocity v in a circular orbit of radius r centered on its nucleus. Express r in terms of the quantum number n using the selection rule for the angular momentum mvr. Then find the potential energy of the proton–electron system. By combining the kinetic and potential energy, derive Eq. 3). (b) Considering only the transitions between the ground state (n = 1) and the excited states and letting the highest quantum number be 6, compute the wavelengths of hydrogen emission lines.

9), we can define the monochromatic transmissivity Tλ as follows: Tλ = Iλ (s1 )/Iλ (0) = e−kλ u . 10) Moreover, for a nonscattering medium, the monochromatic absorptivity, representing the fractional part of the incident radiation that is absorbed by the medium, is given by Aλ = 1 − Tλ = 1 − e−kλ u . 11) are normally expressed in the wavenumber domain in conjunction with the application of infrared radiation transfer. Finally, if there is a scattering contribution from the medium, certain portions of the incident radiation may reflect back to the incident direction.

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