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Unformatted text preview: highly reflective over the entire range of the visible spectrum. 1b) Gold appears yellow because some of the energy associated with the light photons having short wavelengths is not reemitted as visible light (such as blue and violet). 1c) One would expect to see blue light from the other end because gold has a band gap of 2.6eV, and it transmits and reflects colors with low frequencies, and absorbes...
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- Fall '07