Minimum energy to break the bond:
The energy E in Joules:
Emin = (0.1)(1.60 × 10-19) = 1.6 × 10-20J
h is the Plank's constant, given by 6.63 × 10-34 J•s
About 0.1 eV is required to break a "hydrogen bond" in a protein molecule. Calculate the minimum frequency and maximum wavelength of a photon that can accomplish this.
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