Distinguish between line and band spectrum
CBSE Class 10
Class 10 Science
2016-10-19 10:05:04 UTC
Line spectrum :
The spectrum has sharp distinct lines.
The spectrum is characteristic of atoms and is also called as atomic spectrum.
The spectrum is given by inert gases, metal vapours and atomised non-metals.
Band spectrum :
The spectrum has many closed, spaced lines.
The spectrum is characteristic of molecules is also called as molecular spectrum.
The spectrum is given by hot metals and molecular non-metal.