Light is an Electromagnetic Wave

Light is an Electromagnetic Wave - (wavelength) But the...

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Light is an Electromagnetic Wave a Particle Photons: “pieces” of light, each with precise wavelength, frequency, and energy. For any wave (say, in the ocean) its speed: s = f (frequency)
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Unformatted text preview: (wavelength) But the speed of light is a constant, c. For light: f = c For light, the higher f is, the smaller is, and vice versa. Our eyes recognize f (or ) as color...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course AST 2002 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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