The distance from crest to crest
or trough to trough of an electromagnetic wave (see
electromagnetic radiation) or other wave.
The interaction that controls
Visible light that includes all
colors and, therefore, all visible wavelengths.
Unit of power, one joule per
Distance between corresponding
points on two successive waves.
Single disturbance moving through
a medium or field.
Weak Boson: particle that carries
or transmits the weak interaction of force.
Force involved in beta decay of
the neutron and atomic nuclei; one aspect of the electroweak
Force of gravity of an object.
Object in freefall, on which only
the gravitational force acts.
Wilson Cloud Chamber
Chamber containing supersaturated
vapor through which ionizing radiation leaves trails of visible
Product of force and displacement
in the direction of the force.
Energy needed to remove an
electron from metal.
Work Energy Theorem
Work done on object is equal to the change in its kinetic energy.