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1

Has a high frequency and a low wavelength

Blue light

2

The distance between identical points on successive waves

Wavelength

3

The emission and transmission of energy in he form of electromagnetic waves

Electromagnetic radiation

5

Related to the amount of energy the wave has

Amplitude

6

Elements absorb the same specific frequencies of light that they emit

Absorption spectrum

7

A continuous range of wavelengths

White light

9

What is wavelength measured in?

Nanometers

12

How can you identify elements

Atomic emission spectrum because it is unique for each element

13

In a vacuum what is electromagnetic waves frequency?

3 x 10^8

14

What is planck's constant

6.626 x 10^-34

15

What is he formula for the speed of a wave

Speed=wavelength x frequency

16

Half the vertical distance from crest to trough

Amplitude

17

Who concluded that light has particle like behavior

Max Planck

18

Formula for the energy of a Quanta

Energy of a quanta= planck's constant x frequency

19

Each portion has a unique frequency and wavelength

White light

20

The number of waves that pass through a particular point in 1 sec

Frequency

21

Some metal emit electrons when light of a specific or higher frequency shines on it

Photoelectric effect

22

Set of frequencies of electromagnetic waves emitted by atoms of an element

Atomic emission spectrum

23

Matter can gain or lose energy in small specific amount called what?

Quanta

24

A particle with no mass that carries a quantum of energy

Photon

26

Reflection and refraction

Wave behavior

27

Has a low frequency and a high wavelength

Red light

28

The minimum amount of energy that can be lost or gained by an atom

Quantum

29

Atomic emission spectrum
Photoelectric effect

Particle behavior

30

Who proposed the dual nature of light

Einstein

35

Can be separated with a prism

White light