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Comparing Wave & Partical Models Of Light

  1. May 5, 2012 #1
    Hi, First of all i apologies if this topic already exists
    I was wonder how the partical model of light and wave model of light compare in regards to energy distribution, amplitude, and frequency? Im having a hard time wrapping my head around this. I have a decient understanding of the partical model and wave models already but i am only in Physics 30 (Highschool physics-grade 12 level)
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  3. May 5, 2012 #2
    Well amplitude and frequency are wave-exclusive ideas, what they represent in the particle model is given by the de Broglie relations.
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