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Formula Definition of the Wave Number Wavelength

Formula
Formula: Definition of the Wave Number
Wave Number of a Sinusoidal Wave

Wavenumber

Unit
Wavenumber indicates how many times the wavelength of a periodic wave fits into one meter.

Wavelength

Unit
Wavelength is the smallest distance between two points of the same phase of a periodic wave. For example, the wavelength is the distance between two wave crests.