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Energy and Light

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Chemistry
Course
CHM 113
Professor
Ron Briggs
Semester
Fall

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The relationship between energy and light - Electromagnetic (EM) Radiation: Form of energy that exhibits particle and wave-like behavior as it travels through space - Photon: Smallest “chunk” of this energy - Characterized by o Wavelength (λ): Distance between r-9eating points on a wave  Unit: nm (1nm = 1 x 10 m) o Frequency (ν or f): Number of waves passed each second -1  Unit: Hertz: Hz: 1 Hz = 1sec = 1/sec
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