light regions


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Sarah Blake-2I
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light regions

Postby Sarah Blake-2I » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:29 pm

Do we need to memorize what wavelengths correspond with what light region? Some of the homework questions ask for the region, for instance B.15 d asks to clarify what region 8.8 nm is in (x ray, visible, uv, etc), so I am just a little bit confused on identifying the region and whether we have to memorize it.

Tanmay Singhal 1H
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Re: light regions

Postby Tanmay Singhal 1H » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:30 pm

i think you do have to memorize them

zachary_nhem_4I
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Re: light regions

Postby zachary_nhem_4I » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:33 pm

My TA told us that we have to memorize it. I believe a wave that is 8.8 nm is in the x-ray region.

Jesalynne 2F
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Re: light regions

Postby Jesalynne 2F » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:00 pm

Is there an easy way to memorize the regions with the corresponding values? Do you use any mnemonic devices?

Kevin Liu 1J
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Re: light regions

Postby Kevin Liu 1J » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:13 pm

Not too sure, but our TA said to know at the very least the values that divide the ultraviolet region, visible light region, and infrared region since these are the most commonly utilized in calculations.


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