Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 31


No, because white is not a color.

Work Step by Step

White light is a mixture of many frequencies of light. It makes no sense to talk about a photon of white light: what would be its frequency? The eye would not perceive many copies of that photon as being white light.
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