Problem: Which wavelength of light (in nm) is emitted if an electron moves from the conduction band to the valence band in a sample of diamond (diamond has a band gap of 5.5 eV)?

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Which wavelength of light (in nm) is emitted if an electron moves from the conduction band to the valence band in a sample of diamond (diamond has a band gap of 5.5 eV)?

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