Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 27 - Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom - Misconceptual Questions: 14

Answer

Choice A. A case can also be made for Choice C.

Work Step by Step

Light consists of photons, which are massless particles that possess momentum. Light also has wave properties, and has a frequency and wavelength. As for Choice C: a photon also has energy E=pc, though calling it “kinetic energy” is unorthodox.
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