Homework Question 1.3, 6th Edition


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Homework Question 1.3, 6th Edition

Postby Louise Zhuang » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:25 pm

Does this happen when the frequency of light decreases? Why?
(c) The extent of the change in the electrical field at a given
point decreases.

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Re: Homework Question 1.3, 6th Edition

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:30 pm

Yes, essentially the electrical field corresponds with the amplitude, so as the frequency decreases, the waves become wider and the extent of change (the slope of the wave) decreases.

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Re: Homework Question 1.3, 6th Edition

Postby 005113695 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:06 am

"Does this happen when the frequency of light decreases? Why?
(c) The extent of the change in the electrical field at a given
point decreases."

Yes because as frequency changes, the waves become wider and longer, which means the slope decreases as well.


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