Problem: A photon of light produced by a surgical laser has an energy of 3.027 × 10−19 J. Calculate the frequency and wavelength of the photon. What is the total energy in 1 mole of photons? What is the color of the emitted light?

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E=hv (1)


λ=cv (2)


Solving for frequency,ν:


3.027×10-19J=(6.626×10-34 J·s)νν=3.027×10-19J(6.626×10-34 J·s)


v = 4.568 × 1014 s-1 or Hz


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A photon of light produced by a surgical laser has an energy of 3.027 × 10−19 J. Calculate the frequency and wavelength of the photon. What is the total energy in 1 mole of photons? What is the color of the emitted light?

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