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Name: Quantization of Energy
ID: m42554
Language: English (en)
  • Explain Max Planck’s contribution to the development of quantum mechanics.
  • Explain why atomic spectra indicate quantization.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: atomic, blackbody, energy, Planck, Planck’s constant, quantum, radiation, spectra, spectrum
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
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First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:40 pm +0000
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