Maxwell and Classical Electromagnetism – Practice


1) What were two major predictions as a result of the theory of electromagnetism?

2) Blue light has a frequency of 6.6 × 1014 Hz. What is the wavelength of blue light? 

Quick Answers:

1) The speed of light could be determined. Other forms of electromagnetic radiation would exist, forming the electromagnetic spectrum.

2) 4.5 × 10-7 m (450 nm)

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