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sru2
#86
Jun8-12, 08:11 AM
P: 62
Come on, I thought you would have spotted that one. I switched frequency for wavelength.

Couldn't resist. :)

E = hc/λ

E = Energy in Joules
h = Planck's constant
c = speed of light
λ = wavelength

λ 1Hz = 299,790,000m
λ 2Hz = 149,900,000m
λ 10Hz = 29,979,000m

E = ((6.626068 * 10e-34) * (299792458)) / wavelength
E = 1.986445212595144e-25 / wavelength

E 1Hz = 6.6261223276131425331065078888555e-34
E 2Hz = 1.3251802619046991327551701134089e-33
E 10Hz = 6.6261223276131425331065078888555e-33

number of photons per second = 1 Watt (or 1 J/s) / energy of a photon (J)

1Hz = 1.5091782954755973367955496869703e+33
2Hz = 7.54614318328803631827789112635e+32
10Hz = 1.5091782954755973367955496869703e+32

The total theoretical capacity for a binary 1W signal, over 1 second, is:

1Hz = 1.5091782954755973367955496869703e+33 bits
2Hz = 7.54614318328803631827789112635e+32 bits
10Hz = 1.5091782954755973367955496869703e+32 bits

With 10e29 different photons between Hertz, a 1Hz bandwidth signal of 1 W with a base frequency of 1Hz has the following minimum capacity:

7.54614318328803631827789112635e+32 * 10e29
= 7.54614318328803631827789112635e+61 bits

As we increase the frequency theoretical capacity drops. This is the point you wanted me to resolve earlier, there is nothing to resolve. The 'capacity' you are referring to is based upon modulation of an ever increasing frequency, which is a classical view point that really does not make sense at the quantum level.