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Date Created: 03/04/16
Week 8 2/29/16 A wave having a frequency of 10 Hz means which of the following? 1 wave goes up and down 10 times every second  The Two Kinds of Waves: o Transverse  Motion is perpendicular to wave direction  AM/Short wave radio transmission o Longitudinal  Motion is same direction as wave  FM radio A long, taut string on a guitar is plucked. The wave that travel down its length is: transverse  Technology o Amplitude Modulated (AM) o Frequency Modulated (FM)  Which of the following is an observation we can make about pipes in a pipe organ? o The length of the pipe is inversely proportional to the frequency of the sound it produces  Interference o Constructive Interference—additive  If you have 2 different waves, each 1 inch, and the crests of the waves move together, the result is a 2-inch wave  Act together o Destructive Interference—subtractive  If crest of one wave lines up with trough of another wave, the result is 0 amplitude  Cancellation  The Electromagnetic Wave o Maxwell  Light is a wave of electromagnetic field  Electromagnetic waves change, which creates another electromagnetic wave which changes, and creates another electromagnetic wave, etc. o Michelson  There are mediums that let waves propagate  Light has no medium  The Anatomy of the Electromagnetic Wave o Point A—maximum strength but decreasing o Point B—minimum strength but increasing o Electromagnetic waves continue through internal mechanisms and transfer energy as they travel  Light and the Energy of Electromagnetic Waves o Speed of light  All electromagnetic waves have same velocity  c = 30,000 km/s o Energy  Higher frequency = blue color  Lower frequency = red color  Doppler Effect o Wave motion is independent of its source o If source moves, frequency appears to change o Frequency can change if the source or the receiver move o High pitch to low pitch as it moves away from you The Doppler Effect is NOT observed where the following occurs: both the observer and the source are moving at the same velocity  Transmission—wave passes through matter  Absorption—wave and energy absorbed  Scattering—waves absorbed and reemitted o Diffuse scattering o Reflection  Refraction—bending of the light wave 3/2/16  Electromagnetic Spectrum o Maxwell’s equations  Predicted more waves o Hertz  Radio waves  Range: kilohertz to hundreds of megahertz  Longest waves  Microwaves  Range: 1mm – 1m  Infared radiation  Range: 1mm – 1micrometer ()  All warm objects emit radiation  Visible light  Range: 700nm – 400nm  Colors o Slices of electromagnetic spectrum  Ex) Black & blue or white & gold dress  Human color perception is dependent upon the interaction of all receptor cells with light, and this combination results in nearly trichromic stimulation  Ultraviolet radiation  Range: 400nm – 100 nm  Shorter wavelength = more energy o Damage to cells  Fluorescence  X ray and Gamma rays  X rays o Range: 100nm – 0.1nm o High-frequency o Medicine  Gamma rays -10 -12 o 0.1nm (10 m) – 10 m o highest frequency o medicine o astronomy 3/4/16 Ch.8 The Atom  great idea: all of the matter around us is made of atoms, the chemical building blocks of our world  the smallest pieces o Democritus (Greek, ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC) o Cut matter to reach the smallest piece  Called “the atom” or “uncuttable”  Elements o John Dalton (English, 1766-1844)  Father of modern atomic theory  Cannot break down elements  Elements composed of atoms  Ex) water molecule is 1 oxygen atom and 2 hydrogen atoms  Are atoms real? o Evidence for the reality of atoms  Behavior of a gas  Ideal of gas equation  Change the pressure/volume of gas, temp changes accordingly  All comes about from the motion of individual particles  Bernoulli (Dutch-Swiss, 1700-1782) o Atoms have mass and velocity and thus kinetic energy o Decreasing volume increases pressure o Increasing temp increases pressure  Chemical combinations  Dalton discovered the law of definite proportions o Elements combine in a specific ratio of weights  Ex) water is 8-parts oxygen to 1-part hydrogen (in weights) o Ratio of weights is a small whole number  Ex) 12 lbs carbon can combine with either 16 lbs or 32 lbs of oxygen, but not with 24 lbs of oxygen o Implication: some units of elements are fundamentally indivisible  Radioactivity  Radioactive carbon to figure out the cycle for chlorophyll (carbon dioxide to oxygen for plants)  Madame Curie  Discovered in 1896  Phosphors flash when hit by radiation  1903 demonstration of the twinkling caused by this effect  Brownian motion  Einstein  Motion due to individual particles  Without those, you wouldn’t see those movements in fluid  Erratic, jiggling, motion o Pollen grains suspended in water  X-ray crystallography  Freeze proteins, shoot X-rays at them to figure out the structure of proteins  Used for medical uses  Atomic-scare microscopy  Actually see individual molecules/atoms  The structure of an atom o Joseph Thomson  Identified electron (1897)  Negatively charged, smaller & lighter than the smallest atom  Said atoms are NOT fundamental building blocks, but are made up of smaller more fundamental particles  Basically, atoms are the smallest thing that make a thing a thing  If you get smaller than an atom, its still stuff (electrons) o The atomic nucleus  Ernest Rutherford  Determined atomic structure o Atom has a nucleus at center surrounded by electrons  Later discoveries found nucleus is composed of protons and neutrons  Problems with Rutherford’s model of the atom o Why?  Object in circular orbit is accelerating  Accelerated electrical charge emits electromagnetic radiation  Electrons giving off energy while orbitings  Result: electrons spin towards nucleus and eventually atom ceases to exist o Rutherford atom exists <1 min.  The nuclear regulatory commission o Logo: highly stylized atomic model  The Bohr Atom o First working model of atom o Energy levels for electrons  Specific distances from nucleus  Electrons exist with no radiation  Electrons cannot exist between allowed distances (energy levels) o Energy in Bohr Atom  Energy required to leave ground state  Absorb proton  Heat o Increases collisions  Photons: particles of light o Photon absorbed  Used to move electron to a higher energy state o Photon emitted as electron moves to lower energy state o Quantum leap or jump – electron disappears from original location and reappears in final location – NEVER at positions in between  Spectroscopy o Atoms emit and absorb different photons o Depends on differences between energy levels o Each atom has distinct set of photons o Spectrum  All photons emitted by an atom  Used for identification o Glass prism  The science of life o Spectra of life’s chemical reactions  Used to determine how enzymes work  Used to identify pollutants emitted from automobile exhaust pipes  Technology o Lasers  Produce a beam of light


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