What is the frequency of an x-ray that has a wavelength of #1.5*10^-10# m?

1 Answer
Aug 9, 2018

Answer:

The frequency is #=2*10^18Hz#

Explanation:

Apply the equation

#"Frequency" xx " Wavelength "= " Speed"#

#fxx lambda=c#

The wavelength is #lambda=1.5*10^-10m#

The speed is #c=3*10^8ms^-1#

The frequency is

#f=c/lambda=(3*10^8)/(1.5*10^-10)=2*10^18Hz#