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Lyman alpha

(Ly-α, Lyα)
(first line in the Lyman series)

Lyman alpha (Ly-α or Lyα) is a hydrogen spectral line, the first line in the Lyman series and is a target of interest for astronomical observation. It has a wavelength of 121.6nm.

121.6nm2.5PHz10eVLyman alpha

Referenced by:
Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
electron orbital
Gunn-Peterson trough
intensity mapping
Lyman-alpha emitter (LAE)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lyman-alpha forest
Lyman series
oscillator strength
star formation (SF)
transit spectroscopy