Class Notes (839,113)
United States (325,789)
Chemistry (66)
CHE 140 (5)
Ferrence (5)

Chapter 7 (Light, Electron Orbitals, Electromagnetic Spectrum, etc.)

4 Pages

Course Code
CHE 140

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 4 pages of the document.
Chapter 7Light and Stuff1The electromagnetic spectrumaContinuous range of radiant every also called electromagnetic radiation2Wave Properties of LightaWave lengthiDistance from crest to crest or trough to troughbWavelength and frequency realted byiWavelength times frequency equals the speed of light in a vacuum3Diffraction and interferenceaDiffraction as light passes through slitsbPropagating waves overlap inout of phase4The Doppler effectaDoppler effectiMotioninduced shift of frequency1Example pitch of police siren or train whistle changes when moving toward youaway from youiiRed shift light from object moving away is shifted to longer wavelengthsiiiLight from distant galaxies is redshifted consistent with Big Bang Theory5Atomic spectrum of sodiumaAtoms heated in a flame emit light consisting of bright lines of discrete wavelengths6Absorption of light dark line spectraaSample absorbs some wavelengths of light causing dark lines in the continuous spectra7Particles vs WavesaSome light properties not explained by wave theory eg incandescencebMax Planck
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.