electromagnetic radiation question

Discussion in 'Chemistry' started by bardobeing, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. bardobeing Registered Member

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    determine the energy of 1.70 mol of photon for infrared radiation(1420 nm) in kj.

    i tried doing this question using the relation E = hc/wavelength but the photon they give is in mols and im not quiet sure on how to determine the energy of 1.70 mols of poton.

    any help is appreciated, ty
     
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  3. James R Just this guy, you know? Staff Member

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    1 mol of anything is \(6.02 \times 10^{23}\) of the things. You have the energy of a single photon, so all you need to do is calculate the energy of 1.70 mol of them.
     
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