Wavelength of high energy transition of H-atoms is 91.2 nm. Calculate the corresponding wavelength of He atoms.
Calculate the energy required to excite one litre of hydrogen gas at 1 atm and 298 K to the first excited state of atomic hydrogen. The energy for the dissociation of H-H bond 436 kJ mol-1.
Consider the hydrogen atom to be a proton embedded in a cavity of radius a0 (Bohr radius) whose charge is neutralised by the addition of an electron to the cavity in vacuum, infinitely slowly. Estimate the average total energy of an electron in it's ground state in a hydrogen atom as the work done in the above neutralisation process. Also, if the magnitude of the average kinetic energy is half the magnitude of the average potential energy, find the average potential energy.