Rank the following radiations according to their photon energies: i)Yellow light ii)Gamma ray iii)Radio wave iv)Microwave

Asked by SUHAS MELMURI | 17th Feb, 2014, 12:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Photon energy is given as
 
E = hν
 
Now, the order of frequency for the above radiations is
 
νradio < νmicrowave < νyellow < νgamma
 
Thus, the order of photon energy is
 

Eradio < Emicrowave < Eyellow < Egamma

Answered by  | 17th Feb, 2014, 03:18: PM

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