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14 Cards in this Set

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a form of energy that exhibits wavelike behavior as it travels through space
electromagnetic radiation
the distance between corresponding points on adjacent waves
upside down Y, cm or m.
the number of waves that pass a given point in a specific amount of time, usually one second
V, hertz= waves/second
c= speed of light = ?
wavelength X freqency
a spectrum in which all wavelengths within a given range are included
continuous spectrum
all electromagnetic radiation, arranged according to increasing wavelength
electromagnetic spectrum ( eg. X-Rays- radiowaves
each color of light has
a specific wavelength and frequency
proposed quantum theory
Particle theory- MAX PLANCK
a finite quantity of energy that can be gained or lost by an atom
E= energy of a quantum of radiation
V= frequency of the radiation emitted
h= Planck's constant= 6.626 X 10^-23
an individual particle of light
proposed the particle nature of all electromagnetic radiation
proposed a model of the hydrogen atom
niels bohr- planetary model(orbits)
__________________ is required to raise an electron to an excited state
a photon of energy