Suppose energy is delivered to atoms of fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine sufficient to cause each atom’s outermost electron to jump to the n=7 state. Now imagine that these electrons return to the ground state, giving off light as they fall. Which gas will emit light of the highest frequency?
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