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Unformatted text preview: which help und erstand the che mical properties-Properties of Lights a nd photons o Radiation – m atter interactions Atomic/molecular structural information How the interactions occur are d ep end ent on the wavelength and what kind of light we are using a g ainst so m ething UV/ visible a nd infrared are the three types of light a nd are all similar b ecaus e they lie on the s a m e grid X-ray has short wavelength • And the type of interaction which occurs is different then that of the ones o top • The x-ray wavelength is about the same wavelength as atoms ( 1-3 angstroms) so they are so small they are applicable to interact with atoms using diffraction and other interactions. • Light = electromagnetic wave o (oscillating electric + magnetic fields) •...
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