7B11.25 - Spectral Absorption by Sodium Vapor

PIRA Classification: 7B11.25

Description: A sodium flame (salt in Bunsen burner) is illuminated by a sodium lamp, producing a shadow on the wall. When the flame is illuminated by a mercury lamp, the shadow does not appear.

Special Instructions: The sodium lamps takes about 10 minutes to warm up.

Condition: Ok

Setup time: 5 minutes

Safety Issues: Don't burn yourself.