In the formula E=nhf for a photon, what is n ?

1. Jul 14, 2007

physgirl

In the formula E=nhf for a photon, what is "n"?

In the formula E=nhf for a photon, what is "n"?
The number of photons? or the energy level?

2. Jul 14, 2007

olgranpappy

number of photons.

3. Jul 14, 2007

olgranpappy

...at least, assuming that E and h and f have their typical meanings, then n is the number of photons...

4. Jul 22, 2007

goldy

n is number of photons..