Total Energy of Light

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Riya Sood 4G
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Total Energy of Light

Postby Riya Sood 4G » Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:01 am

Is there any equation to help us calculate the total energy of light?

claribel charway 1I
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Re: Total Energy of Light

Postby claribel charway 1I » Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:14 am

technically E=hf=hc/lambda calculates total energy of a photon

Cynthia Rodas 4H
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Re: Total Energy of Light

Postby Cynthia Rodas 4H » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:06 pm

To calculate the energy of a photon, you would use E = hv. However, some problems might require you to use E = hc/lambda instead.

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