Problem: For 532-nm visible light, calculate its frequency (v, Hz), wavenumber (v, cm-1), and photon energy (J). If a laser were produced at this frequency, what color of light would you observe?

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For 532-nm visible light, calculate its frequency (v, Hz), wavenumber (v, cm-1), and photon energy (J). 

If a laser were produced at this frequency, what color of light would you observe?

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