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Chapter 5


Electromagnetic Radiation... Is a form of energy that exhibits wavelike behavior as it travels through space.
Wavelength... Is the shortest distance between equivalent points on a continuous wave.
Frequency... Is the number of waves that pass a given point per second.
Amplitude... Is wave's height from the origin to a crest
Quantum... Is minimum amount of energy that can be gained or lostby an atom
Photoelectric effect... Is photo electrons, emitted from a metal's surface when light of a certain frequency shines on the surface
Photon... Is a particle of electromagnetic radiation w/ no mass that carries a quantum of energy.
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