Chemistry Chapter 4

Chemistry Chapter 4 - C = is the speed of light and is a...

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Chemistry Chapter 4: Electromagnetic Radiation is light which is considered a narrow range of the electromagnetic spectrum which can be characterized by a wave and is usually expressed in meteres but is sometimes expressed in nm which is = 10 -9 m = 1 nm Frequency is the speed at which a wave moves across in a second. Frequency is denoted by a “V” also referred to as the Greek symbol “new”.
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Unformatted text preview: C = is the speed of light and is a constant its okay to use 2.988 x 10 8 m/s or 3.00 x 10 8 m/s As wavelength increases Frequency DECREASES hence they are inversely proportional. Light is a form of energy . The amplitude determines how bright light is the higher the amplitude the brighter the light and vice versa. The higher the frequency of light the higher the energy....
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