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Homework Help: Question on Emission Spectroscopy

  1. Oct 15, 2006 #1
    I have a question which was found on my Pre-lab

    Q> State the equation that is used to determine the energy content of a packet of light of specific frequency.

    Tried googling it,but couldnt find the answer.
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  3. Oct 15, 2006 #2


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    Planck's Equation,
    E = hv
    Where E is the energy contained within the photon of light, h is Plank's constant, and v is the frequency of the light.

    Planck's constant, h, = 6.626068 E-34 J s
  4. Oct 16, 2006 #3
    Thanks man! :)

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