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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normal_mode

A normal mode of an oscillating system is a pattern of motion in which all parts of the system move sinusoidally with the same frequency and with a fixed phase relation. ... A physical object, such as a building, bridge or molecule, has a set of normal modes and their natural frequencies that depend on its structure, materials ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attenuation

In physics, attenuation or, in some contexts, extinction is the gradual loss of flux intensity ... The attenuation coefficients of common biological materials at a frequency of 1 .... material occurs because the selected frequency of the light wave matches ... Since different atoms and molecules have different natural frequencies of ...

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When the frequency of light matches the natural frequency of molecules in a material, light is .... C) "seeds" upon which condensation of cloud material forms.

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We see yellow in Bea when light of a certain frequency reaches our eye. ... visible frequencies (absorbs because the light's frequency matches electron's frequency ), and reflects red, ... (reflect because red falls below or above the electron's natural frequencies). ... The material in glass that selectively absorbs colored light .

www.physicsclassroom.com/class/light/Lesson-2/Light-Absorption,-Reflection,-and-Transmission

If a light wave of a given frequency strikes a material with electrons having the same ... Since different atoms and molecules have different natural frequencies of ... the frequencies of the light waves do not match the natural frequencies of ...

physics.stackexchange.com/questions/191163/resonate-frequency-of-an-object

Jun 24, 2015 ... How could there be a natural frequency of the electrons that matches a light wave with the same natural frequency if one is non classical (the ...

teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/units/1999/5/99.05.07.x.html

Below the lowest frequency of visible light is the infrared radiation, often called heat waves. ... by the material whose molecular structure we are attempting to determine. ... If the child is pushed on the swing when the frequency of pushing matches ... radiation is synchronized with a natural vibration frequency of the molecule.

www.quora.com/How-the-reflection-of-light-depends-upon-the-color-of-reflecting-surface

If you make a reflecting surface out of a shiny (colorless) metal then it reflects all the ... When a light wave with that same natural frequency impinges upon an atom, then ... matches the frequency at which electrons in the atoms of that material vibrate. Since different atoms and molecules have different natural frequencies of ...

www.quora.com/What-makes-a-surface-to-absorb-certain-wavelength-and-reflect-other-wavelength-What-is-the-phenomenon-at-electronic-level

Atoms and molecules contain electrons. It is often useful to think of these electrons as being ... When a light wave with that same natural frequency impinges upon an atom, then the electrons of that atom will be set into vibrational motion. ... wave matches the frequency at which electrons in the atoms of that material vibrate.