CHM 1111 Chapter 6
periodic oscillation that travels through space
distance between two corresponding points on a wave -
the number of waves passing a given point per second
vertical height of a wave from the midline. Proportional to energy.
distance per unit time (m/s)
speed of light
3.00 x 10^8 m/s
smallest packet of energy. Akin to the atom for mass.
frequency below which electrons are not ejected in the photoelectric effect
quantum of light energy
specific frequencies given off by excited atoms of individual elements
most stable arrangement for an atom
specific area in which an electron can exist
having the same energy
outermost bonding electrons