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Unformatted text preview: * Electromagnetic Radiation a wave of electric and magnetic fields All move t c = 3 x 10 8 m/s (speed of light) Wavelength = c = = m/s = wavelength = frequency (sec-1 , Hz) **R O Y G B I V** (Colors) Red ~ Long therefore, small frequency Violet ~ Short therefore, high frequency State of Science in 1900 Light and other radiation described by Maxwells equation Experimenter : Planck Studied : Black Body Radiation ~ UV Catastrophe (Threshold Frequency) Conclusion : Certain frequencies Harmonic Oscillators Coined Term: Quanta ; Energy is quantized ; Matter and Energy are NOT continuous E = hv h = Plancks constant = 6.6260693 x 10-34 J s Experimenter : Einstein Experiment : Photoelectric Effect Conclusion : Coined Photon E = hv Wave Particle Duality...
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