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AP Chemistry – Lab 08 – Atomic Spectra

Purpose

The goal of this lab is to examine the spectra of different elements and determine the identity of an unknown substance

Procedure Notes

  • using the spectrometer, record the spectrum for each element
  • be as careful as possible in identifying prominent lines in each spectrum
  • do the same for the unknown substance
Processing
  • compare the known elements to the known spectra (online in many locations – example)
  • Then, determine the identity of the unknown element.
  • write results in the LNB and post summary of findings on Tumblr

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This entry was posted on November 22, 2011 by in Chemistry, CLab, SHP and tagged , , , .

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