50 Particles and Waves

50 Particles and Waves - Photoelectric effect. 6. Particles...

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THE MECHANICAL UNIVERSE Name: Mai Nguyen Video 50. Particles and Waves Class: PHYS 2426 1. What common phenomenon caused physicists to rethink the structure of matter? The hotter the voltage, the brighter it was. No matter what it is made of, how bright it glows it only depends on temperature 2. What determines the color at which any body will glow? The temperature 3. At what color do all bodies initially glow? Red 4. What did Planck believe determined the energy of light? E=hf 5. The explanation of what phenomenon won Einstein the Nobel Prize?
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Unformatted text preview: Photoelectric effect. 6. Particles of light are called Photons . 7. What important question did De Broglie ask? Whether particles and waves acted like one another. 8. Write the equation for the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle: change in x times change in p is equal to h 9. Explain how polarizing (polaroid) sunglasses illustrate quantum mechanics: Light is a wave but a transverse wave, emit only one direction of electromagnetic field....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course PHYS 2425 taught by Professor Sherman during the Summer '08 term at Collin College.

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