The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Click on any part of the spectrum for further detail.

Speed of light

Wavelength


λ= x 10^m

= m
= nm
= microns

Frequency


ν=f = x 10^Hz

= kHz = MHz
= GHz
= 1/cm (wavenumber)
Quantum energy =hν = x 10^ eV

Interaction of radiation with matter

Example of scale with U.S. common units

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum


Calculation

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