19th August 2011 - 11:09 PM
Do you have a source for the transition time for first ionisation of hydrogen atom ?
Not at my feelertips but it was a component of early atomic clocks:-
Since the beginning of development in the 1950s, atomic clocks have been based on the hyperfine (microwave) transitions in hydrogen-1
so I'm guessing there is a reasonably constant 1/f.
If you are heading in the direction of claiming 3297328 is not the correct value .. then I claim a success for the method.
Edit .. ok hyperfine isn't first ionisation.
Edit .. I suspect the radius of the hydrogen atom is a far greater source of error .. but bow to your superior knowledge.
Edit .. you have a better suggestion?
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