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Intensity vs. Length of Waves

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:51 pm
by Quynh Vo
What is the difference between higher intensity light and a shorter wavelength?

Re: Intensity vs. Length of Waves

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:54 pm
by Cindy Adiwidjaja 1B
Higher intensity implies larger amplitude/larger "bumps", whereas shorter wavelength implies closer "bumps".

Re: Intensity vs. Length of Waves

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:31 pm
by J Medina 2I
Shorter wavelengths imply higher frequency (v), means more crowded bumps and higher energy for removing electrons

Re: Intensity vs. Length of Waves

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:31 pm
by Matthew Chan 1B
A shorter wavelength means that the energy of the radiation increases. Fluctuation in the wavelength of the radiation affects the energy. Intensity is not affected by changing the frequency/wavelength. You can think of the intensity as the amplitude of the wave. Hope this helps.

Re: Intensity vs. Length of Waves

Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:59 pm
by Camille 4I
How does fluctuation in wavelength of energy affect the intensity of the energy? Is it inversely or directly proportional?