Subject: Why can the frequencies of radio waves be controlled but not visible light?
Date: Tue Mar 30 03:31:35 1999
Posted by Paul Apostolik
Grade level: undergrad
School: Truett McConnell College
City: Watkinsville State/Province: GA
Area of science: Physics
It is my understanding that radio waves and visible light are
all part of the electro-magnetic spectrum, and so it seems to me
that one could create light by passing an electric current
through a wire with a frequency equal to that of the desired
color. Why is this not possible?
Re: Why can the frequencies of radio waves be controlled but not visible light?
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