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Light Light can also be seen as photons, not just waves o Delivered in discrete particles o White Light contains all colors o Collectively, lots of photons with the same color (wavelength) make electromagnetic wave of wavelength Waves used in some situations, photons in others o Photons used in photoelectric effect
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Unformatted text preview: o Compton Effect 1922 • Stars – Hot interiors produce light • Blue light from ice – reflected, not produced – would actually produce very red light • Coals are emitting orange- would actually be very cold if it was a star • Stars emit light because of jiggling motion of their atoms...
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