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Planck constant

The Planck constant is the quantum of electromagnetic action

 


Explanation

This physical constant is central in quantum mechanics. It is the proportionality factor between the energy quantity E and the frequency v, where applies E = hv.

 


Additional information

The name of this constant is a tribute to the German physicist Max Planck, who chose the letter h for hilfe (help).

 


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