Properties of Light

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Properties of Light 2018-01-22T07:21:23+00:00

Wave Nature of Light

Visible light is one type of electromagnetic radiation, which is a form of energy that exhibits wavelike behavior as it moves through space.

Other types of electromagnetic radiation include gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, infrared light, microwaves, and radio waves.

Summary
Electromagnetic radiation is a form of energy.
Visible light has wavelengths from 400-700 nm.
The speed of light in air is 3.00 × 10^8 m/s.

 

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