We’re being asked what would occur as the energy of a photon increases.
Recall that the energy of a photon (E) is given by:
h = Planck’s constant (6.626 × 10–34 J • s)
v = frequency (in s–1)
Also, recall that the frequency (v) and wavelength (λ) are related:
c = speed of light (3.0 × 108 m/s)
Which one of the following occurs as the energy of a photon increases?
a. The frequency decreases.
b. The speed increases.
c. The wavelength gets shorter.
d. None of the above occur as the energy of a photon increases.
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