Brackett series

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Brackett series

See hydrogen spectrum.

Brackett series

[′brak·ət ‚sir·ēz]
(spectroscopy)
A series of lines in the infrared spectrum of atomic hydrogen whose wave numbers are given by RH [(1/16) - (1/ n 2)], where RH is the Rydberg constant for hydrogen and n is any integer greater than 4.