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In what context? The only context I can think of that makes any sense is the energy of a photon.

Inverse centimeters are sometimes used as a "wave number" the number of cycles of any electromagnetic wave in a centimeter (mostly used for infrared and light). It is a quasifrequency, as a real frequency would be the number of waves in one second or about 3 x 10^8 m. Hence real frequency is 3 x 10^10 greater than this wave number.

The energy of a photon is given by E = h*nu or h*c*/lamda where nu is frequency and lambda is wavelength. h is Planck's constant, Google for value

Inverse centimeters are sometimes used as a "wave number" the number of cycles of any electromagnetic wave in a centimeter (mostly used for infrared and light). It is a quasifrequency, as a real frequency would be the number of waves in one second or about 3 x 10^8 m. Hence real frequency is 3 x 10^10 greater than this wave number.

The energy of a photon is given by E = h*nu or h*c*/lamda where nu is frequency and lambda is wavelength. h is Planck's constant, Google for value

- Guest

same as above but speed of light needs to be in cm i think 3 x 10^10 cm/s as opposed to 10^8 m/s

- chemhelp

1 cmâˆ’1=1.986*10âˆ’23 J.

source:

A Critical Compilation of Atomic Transition Probabilities for Neutral

and Singly Ionized Iron

J. R. Fuhraâ€¦ and W. L. Wiese

source:

A Critical Compilation of Atomic Transition Probabilities for Neutral

and Singly Ionized Iron

J. R. Fuhraâ€¦ and W. L. Wiese

- bahardoost

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