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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions

The Wave-Particle Duality of Light (animation)

Light is best described as having “wave-particle duality.” However it is called, wave-like electromagnetic radiation or particle-like photons, light results from the same phenomenon: energy can be detected when electrons drop down to a lower energy state.

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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions


Produced by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 2014.
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