Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 11:22:36 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: Planck's constant

Post:

Hmmm...I recall it had something to do with blackbody radiation...but maybe
it was later related to angular momentum?
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/mod2.html#c3

Chele

Anthony Lapinski wrote:

> Energy of an EM wave is E = hf, where h = Planck's constant and f is the
> frequency. Can someone tell me "briefly" how Planck's constant was
> determined? I know it's related to the angular momentum of the atom.

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