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Why does red light have a higher energy than infrared?

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  • 1 year ago
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    Red light has more energy than infrared, PER PHOTON. It's related to the fact that red light has a higher frequency. For light, energy per photon = 6.626070 * 10^-34 Joule seconds * frequency.

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  • Jake
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    1 year ago

    because it's wave length is longer

    • Morningfox
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      1 year agoReport

      The other way around. The wavelength of red light is SHORTER.

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