1. PF Contest - Win "Conquering the Physics GRE" book! Click Here to Enter
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Electromagnetism Electromagnetic fields

  1. Dec 31, 2013 #1
    Hi all,
    can the angular frequency of a electric waves be used to determine the wavelength using the following;
    rearranging for the frequency, and using the following;


    or can this formula no be used as it is dealing with photons?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 31, 2013 #2


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper

    yep, that's fine. all you're really doing is using the two equations: ##\omega = 2 \pi f## and ##c=\lambda f##.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook