# Balmer series

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### EtymologyEdit

For Johann Jakob Balmer, Swiss mathematician.

### NounEdit

- (physics) The set of spectral lines of the hydrogen atom that correspond to transitions involving a principal quantum number n=2

For Johann Jakob Balmer, Swiss mathematician.

- (physics) The set of spectral lines of the hydrogen atom that correspond to transitions involving a principal quantum number n=2