Problem: Calculate the maximum wavelength of light (in nm) required to ionize a single rubidium atom. The first ionization energy of Rb Is 403 kJ/mol. 

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Calculate the maximum wavelength of light (in nm) required to ionize a single rubidium atom. The first ionization energy of Rb Is 403 kJ/mol. 

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