Unformatted text preview: . 4 10 626 . 6 with ) 2 /( π h = h and where ω = 2 π f is the “angular” frequency. The momentum of a photon is given by k h p h = = λ , where λ is the wavelength of the photon and k is the wave number (k=2 π / λ ). We see that 2 2 c hf c E m = = and c p E h E p h f = = = . Relativistic Mass m > 0 implies β < 1! m = 0 implies β = 1! Photon Relativistic Mass!...
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 Physics, Energy, Mass, Photon, Fundamental physics concepts, HK, Department of Physics, R. D. Field

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