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How are wavelengths and frequency of light related?
Describe the cause of atomic emission spectrum of an element.
How is the change in electron energy related to the frequency of light emitted in atomic transitions?
How does quantum mechanics differ from classical mechanics?
The lines at the ultraviolet end of the hydrogen spectrum are known as the Lyman series. Which electron transitions within an atom are responsible for these lines?
What did the quantum mechanical model grow out of?
The study of light
What did Isaac Newton try to explain?
What was known about the behavior of light by assuming that light consists of particles.
What is amplitude?
What is wavelength?
What is frequency?
What is hertz?
What is the product of frequency and wavelength?
FWI: λ = frequency, v = wavelength, c = constant (the speed of light)
What does electromagnetic radiation occur?
Radio waves, microwaves, infrared waves, visible light, ultraviolet waves, X-rays, and gamma rays.
At a speed of what does all electromagnetic waves travel in?
2.998 x 10
What is a spectrum of colors?
What color in the visible spectrum has the longest wavelength?