Essays Tagged: "Photon"

Lasers

hese make up the visible part of theelectromagnetic spectrum. Light is made up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The difference in the colour depends on thewavelength of the light. V ... avelength and therefore each medium produces differentcoloured light. When the energy, in this case photons (light particles) enterthe medium they smash into the atoms of the medium. The atom then rel ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Laser, What its all about and made of

hese make up the visible part of theelectromagnetic spectrum. Light is made up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The difference in the colour depends on thewavelength of the light. V ... avelength and therefore each medium produces differentcoloured light. When the energy, in this case photons (light particles) enterthe medium they smash into the atoms of the medium. The atom then rel ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Lasers

a particle as well as a wave. In beams of light whether they are ordinary natural or artificial the photon waves will not be traveling together because they are not being emitted at exactly the same m ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory

came in a wave form. Then Einstein found that it comes in a particle form. The particles are called photons. It was later discovered that these photons behave in wave form and each have a certain freq ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Hydrogen Spectrum

hich represent the wavelength, are given off when atoms gain or loose energy. Light carries energy, photons. Each photon has a specific wavelength and energy quantity. When an atom gains energy, this ... mission spectra and absorptions spectra.When an "excited" electron (an electron that has absorbed a photon) jumps from a higher energy level to a lower energy level it releases photons, this is called ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

X-ray Interaction with matter

om the x-ray beam to the medium through which it passes.-Scattering; a change in the direction of a photon due to interaction with the medium, this can occur with or without the loss of energy from th ... ction. The first 3 play a role in diagnostic radiography.Rayleigh scattering; occurs when the x-ray photon interacts with the whole atom so that the photon is scattered with no change in internal ener ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Short Max Planck biography for Chemistry class

(h), which is named Planck's constant. It is, among other things, used to calculate the energy of a photon, which are energy atoms. His discoveries showed that in addition to the atomistic structure o ...

(1 pages) 13 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Electromagnetic Radiation

y occurs in discrete and individual packets, or quanta. This can also be called as we all know is a photon, as when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. Howev ... s when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. However, when photons of radiation strike a substance, they behave as if they were separate particles of energy. A ...

(1 pages) 381 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation

y occurs in discrete and individual packets, or quanta. This can also be called as we all know is a photon, as when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. Howev ... s when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. However, when photons of radiation strike a substance, they behave as if they were separate particles of energy. A ...

(1 pages) 1214 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation

y occurs in discrete and individual packets, or quanta. This can also be called as we all know is a photon, as when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. Howev ... s when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. However, when photons of radiation strike a substance, they behave as if they were separate particles of energy. A ...

(1 pages) 365 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation

y occurs in discrete and individual packets, or quanta. This can also be called as we all know is a photon, as when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. Howev ... s when photons travel through space, they appear as continuous electromagnetic waves. However, when photons of radiation strike a substance, they behave as if they were separate particles of energy. A ...

(1 pages) 626 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics