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Quick clarification

Postby 905174774 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:35 pm

What is the significance of 6.626x 10^-34 JS in chemistry

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Re: Quick clarification

Postby zachary_nhem_4I » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:36 pm

It's Planck's constant (h)

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Re: Quick clarification

Postby kpang_4H » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:37 pm

The number you are referring to is Planck's constant(h) which relates the energy in one photon of electromagnetic radiation to its frequency.

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Re: Quick clarification

Postby Camille 4I » Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:10 am

Planck's constant is used in equations such as E=hu and E=hc/λ.

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Re: Quick clarification

Postby 305385703 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:18 am

Planck's constant is useful for calculations involving things at the quantum scale and, as others have stated above, is used in equations like E = hv etc.

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