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What is a packet of electromagnetic energy called?

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Electromagnetic Energy

Electromagnetic energy includes a wide array of wavelengths, including the light in our visible spectrum as well as x-rays, gamma rays, ultraviolet rays, and so on. No matter what the wavelength is, a packet of electromagnetic energy is always called the same thing.

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A packet of electromagnetic energy is called a photon. In fact, a photon is the smallest possible unit of electromagnetic energy. Electromagnetic...

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What is a Photon? - Definition, Energy & Wavelength

from Basics of Astronomy

Chapter 8 / Lesson 19
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