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Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics

pp 833-833


h (Planck constant)

An energy quantum of radiation that relates it to the frequency of the oscillator that emitted it. E = hν where E is the energy quantum, ν is its frequency, numerically 6.624 × 10−27 erg/sec.

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