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Homework Help: Planks Constant

  1. Dec 18, 2005 #1
    Could someone explain the formula:
    E=hf

    I don't understand what the h signifies or what the formula it is used for specifically. I searched this on wikipedia but the information is too complicated for me.
     
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  3. Dec 18, 2005 #2
    it's a constant that relates energy and frequency of a wave.
     
  4. Dec 18, 2005 #3

    Tide

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    BTW, it's Planck and not "plank."
     
  5. Dec 18, 2005 #4

    brewnog

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    Planck's constant (h) is simply a constant (duh) which relates the energy with the frequency of an electromagnetic wave.
     
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