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Physics vocab #3 of 6th week
Terms in this set (10)
a form of energy that exhibits wavelike behavior as it travels through space
A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy
Four fundamental forces
gravitational, electromagnetic, strong nuclear, weak nuclear
emission of light from hot objects
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter than visible light but longer than X-rays.
The emission of electrons from a metal when light shines on the metal
the amount of energy needed to dislodge an electron from the surface of a material
an increase in the wavelength of the photon scattered by an electron relative to the wavelength of the incident photon
a spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source.
The range of a pigment's ability to absorb various wavelengths of light.
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