## Electronic Transitions of Hydrogen

## (Bohr Model)

Series | Energy Level | Wavelength Region |
---|---|---|

Lyman |
N = 1 | Ultraviolet |

Balmer |
N = 2 | Visible |

Paschen |
N = 3 | Visible, Infrared |

Brackett |
N = 4 | Infrared |

Pfund |
N = 5 | Infrared |

Naming convention for series N:

"Alpha" N to N+1

"Beta" N to N+2

"Gamma" N to N+3

Note that "Balmer Alpha" gets the special nickname "H-alpha"