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Very simple question Making a fool of myself

  1. Apr 21, 2012 #1
    ...but, is it true that K*T = hv ? Being K Boltzmann constant...and v the frequency.

    Because I have seen this exercise, in which they just say that a sample A in thermal equilibrium (maybe this is the bit that I'm missing out...) absorbs light at 697cm-1, so the temperature of the sample is T = hv/k.

    This was done by my teacher, but I don't trust him LOL.

    Any ideas please?

    Thanks a lot!!!!
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  3. Apr 21, 2012 #2
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