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Homework Help: Properties that determines the energy of a photon

  1. Nov 1, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Which of the properties listed below determines the energy of a photon

    a. wavelength
    b. intensity of the beam
    c. speed of the photon
    d. polarization
    e. frequency


    2. Relevant equations

    [tex]E=hf=h\frac{c}{\lambda}[/tex]


    3. The attempt at a solution
    Based on the equation, the answer can be (a) or (e) ??

    Thanks
     
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  3. Nov 1, 2009 #2

    Doc Al

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    Right!
     
  4. Nov 1, 2009 #3
    Thanks a lot Doc Al :smile:
     
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