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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 17 June 2024

Topic 4 p. 33The emergence of quantum theorylocked

Topic 4 p. 33The emergence of quantum theorylocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Abstract

Contents

The quantization of energy 33

Black-body radiation 34

Brief illustration 4.1: Wien's displacement law 34

Example 4.1: Using the Planck distribution 35

Spectroscopy 36

Brief illustration 4.2: The Bohr frequency condition 37

Wave-particle duality 37

The photoelectric effect 37...

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