Problem: What is the energy (in eV) of a photon of visible light that has a wavelength of 500 nm?

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The energy of a photon:

E=hf=hcλ

Where h is plank's constant, c is the speed of light, f is the frequency and λ is the wavelength.

h = 6.62 × 10-34 J/s

λ = 500 nm(10-9m/1nm)

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What is the energy (in eV) of a photon of visible light that has a wavelength of 500 nm?

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