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PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics chp38_15.doc University of Florida Momentum Transport - Radiation Pressure Relativistic Energy and Momentum: E 2 = (cp) 2 + (m 0 c 2 ) 2 energy momentum rest mass For light m 0 =0 and E = cp ( for light ) For light the average momentum per unit time per unit area is equal to the intensity of the light,
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course PHY 2061 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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