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Homework Help: Expressing height in Inverse GeV

  1. Oct 9, 2007 #1
    My physics professor has asked that I express my height in GeV-1. I am about 1.8 meters tall. He has also given me a wavelength equation which goes as follows. wavelength=h/mc. He has also noted that h=c=1. Does anyone have a clue about how to go about converting these units?
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2007
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  3. Oct 10, 2007 #2


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    Well, at the moment all I can think of is E = h[itex]\nu[/itex] = hc/[itex]\lambda[/itex] which means [itex]\lambda[/itex] = hc/E, and if h = c = 1, then [itex]\lambda[/itex] = 1/E which would have units of 1/GeV if one puts E in GeV.
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