# Physics

posted by .

What is the momentum of a wavelength= 0.015nm X-ray photon?

p= in kg*m/s

• Physics -

Photon momentum is

p = h*(frequency)/c
= [h*c/(wavelength)]/c
= h/(wavelength)

where h is Planck's constant

web.utk.edu/~cnattras/Phys250Fall2012/modules/module%201/photons.htm

• Physics -

Thank you :)

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

Which of the following is the most energetic?
2. ### physics

An incident X-ray photon of wavelength 0.2800nm is scattered from an electron that is initially at rest. The photon is scattered at an angle of 180.0 degrees and has a wavelength of 0.2849nm. Use the conservation of linear momentum …
3. ### physics

An incident X-ray photon of wavelength 0.2800nm is scattered from an electron that is initially at rest. The photon is scattered at an angle of 180.0degrees and has a wavelength of 0.2849nm. Use the conservation of linear momentum …
4. ### Physics

An X-ray scattering from an electron with negligible initial kinetic energy is observed to undergo a change in wavelength by 2.561 pm.  i.e.  The scattered X-ray photon has a wavelength 2.561 pm larger than the incident X-ray photon. …
5. ### Physics

An X-ray scattering from an electron with negligible initial kinetic energy is observed to undergo a change in wavelength by 2.561 pm.  i.e.  The scattered X-ray photon has a wavelength 2.561 pm larger than the incident X-ray photon. …
6. ### physicss

Which of the following is true for a photon?
7. ### physics

A gamma-ray photon produces an electron-positron pair, each with a kinetic energy of 275keV . What was the energy of the photon?
8. ### Physics

A gamma-ray photon produces an electron-positron pair, each with a kinetic energy of 275keV . What was the energy of the photon?
9. ### Physics

The Stanford Linear Accelerator can accelerate electrons to 50GeV (50x10^9eV). What is the minimum wavelength of photon it can produce by bremsstrahlung?
10. ### Physics

The Stanford Linear Accelerator can accelerate electrons to 50GeV (50x10^9eV). What is the minimum wavelength of photon it can produce by bremsstrahlung?

More Similar Questions