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To understand quantum mechanics, first you have to understand waves. Wavelength- Frequency- λ ν = phase- Transverse wave- What is it called when waves “spread”? Label the type of interference. n=1 half cycle, 0 nodes n=2 half cycles, 1 node
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Unformatted text preview: n=3 half cycles, 2 nodes Blackbody radiation, the main idea- Because energy is quantized, atoms can only absorb and emit light at certain steps. These steps occur at multiples of Plancks constant (h, 2h, 3h, etc) Absorption vs. Emission...
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