Q: What type of EM radiation has the shortest wave length and the most energy?

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The electromagnetic radiation most capable of ionizing is the radiation with the highest energy per quantum. That in turn implies the radiation with the highest frequency (shortest wavelength). The highest-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum is the region we call "gamma rays". We can't generate these, and the gamma rays we observe all originate in radioactive nuclear processes.

The shortest wavelengths have the most energy because it has the highest frequency. A high energy light will have a shorter wavelength than a low energy light. If the wavelength goes down, then the frequency goes up. When calculating energy in the equation, E=hv, frequency (v) is the variable, not the wavelength. So in the equation, if you wanted a more energy (E), you would have the frequency be large. For the frequency to be big, then the wavelength has to be low.

Gamma rays have the shortest wavelength compared to most of other electromagnetic radiation. Gamma rays have high penetrating power and are high in frequency. Exposure to this type of radiation can cause many health complications.

The most energy rich colors of light are those with the shortest wavelength - violet or blue

Energy, from the sun, reaches us in the form of electromagnetic radiation.

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The electromagnetic radiation most capable of ionizing is the radiation with the highest energy per quantum. That in turn implies the radiation with the highest frequency (shortest wavelength). The highest-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum is the region we call "gamma rays". We can't generate these, and the gamma rays we observe all originate in radioactive nuclear processes.

I assume you are talking about electromagnetic radiation.If the wavelength is shorter, the frequency is larger. And the energy per photon is directly proportional to the frequency.

No. It radiates most energy back as infarred radiation.

No, red is the longest wavelength of visible light, with the lowest frequency and the least energy. Violet light has the shortest wavelenght, with the highest frequency and the most energy (of visible light).

In our Universe, EM radiation can only come in discrete chunks called "photons." The energy of each individual photon depends on the frequency of the EM radiation. Frequency depends on wavelength (or vice-versa): the shorter the wavelength, the higher the frequency. Thus, short wavelength photons have more energy. That's just how our Universe operates, whether or not we like it.

The shortest wavelengths have the most energy because it has the highest frequency. A high energy light will have a shorter wavelength than a low energy light. If the wavelength goes down, then the frequency goes up. When calculating energy in the equation, E=hv, frequency (v) is the variable, not the wavelength. So in the equation, if you wanted a more energy (E), you would have the frequency be large. For the frequency to be big, then the wavelength has to be low.

The shortest wave is a Gamma wave

UV-A contains the least radiation (or energy) and is therefore, the least harmful. UV-C contains the most amount of energy and is the most harmful.

Most of the solar energy we get comes through radiation. So we get more energy via radiation, than conduction.

Gamma rays have the most energy per photon.