Energy & Momentum of a Photon: Equation & Calculations


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What is wave-particle duality?

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1. Which of these is an observation Einstein made in the photoelectric effect experiment?

2. What is a photon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can evaluate how well you understand the energy and momentum of a photon. The quiz will also assess your understanding of concepts like the photoelectric experiment and wavelength.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Define wave-particle duality
  • Identify an observation Einstein made in the photoelectric effect experiment
  • Define photon
  • Calculate the energy of a photon of light of a given frequency
  • Determine the momentum of a photon of light of a given wavelength

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on a photon's energy and momentum
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of light as a particle
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve photon practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding wave-particle duality and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Energy and Momentum of a Photon: Equations & Calculations, review the lesson that covers the following objectives:

  • Define the equation E = hf
  • Use the equation q = h/lambda
  • Understand Planck's constant