Spectrum of Rubidium Hydride, RbH


A BAND spectrum of the many-line type has been obtained from a discharge through a mixture of rubidium vapour and hydrogen. The discharge tube with a constriction in the positive column which was originally designed for the production of the manganese hydride spectrum1 was found to be an intense and economical source ; the spectrum has been photographed on a 20-ft. concave grating spectro-graph with exposures ranging from 10 to 40 minutes.

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    Pearse, R. W. B., and Gaydon, A. G., Proc. Phys, Soc., 50, 201 (1938).

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GAYDON, A., PEARSE, R. Spectrum of Rubidium Hydride, RbH. Nature 142, 291 (1938). https://doi.org/10.1038/142291a0

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