# Doppler Effect in Light Waves Calculator

The Doppler Effect in Light Waves Calculator will calculate the:

1. Frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when the source and receiver are separating from each other (red shift)
2. Frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when the source and receiver are approaching each other (blue shift)
 🖹 Normal View🗖 Full Page View Calculator Precision (Decimal Places)0123456789101112131415 Speed of light in vacuum (c) m/s × 10 power of Original light frequency emitted by the source (f0) Hz Speed of the light source (v) m/s
Frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when source and receiver are separating calculation The frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when the source and receiver are separating from each other (red shift) is Hz (Hertz) The frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when the source and receiver are approaching each other (blue shift) is Hz (Hertz) f1 = f0 × √1 - v/c/1 + v/cf1 = × √1 - //1 + /f1 = × √1 - /1 + f1 = × √/f1 = × √f1 = × f1 = f2 = f0 × √1 + v/c/1 - v/cf2 = × √1 + //1 - /f2 = × √1 + /1 - f2 = × √/f2 = × √f2 = × f2 = Speed of light in vacuum (c) m/s Original light frequency emitted by the source (f0) Hz Speed of the light source (v) m/s

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## The Doppler Effect In Light Waves Calculator Limitations 1. Waves medium is considered as uniform (vacuum).
2. The receiver (any human on the Earth surface) is considered at rest.

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## Frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when source and receiver are separating Formula and Calculation

f1 = f0 × √1 - v/c/1 + v/c

This formula derives from the Doppler Effect formula of light waves when the source and receiver are approaching each other

### The Doppler Effect formula of light waves when the source and receiver are approaching each other Formula

f = f0 × √1 + β/1 - β

where β = v/c

## Frequency of light waves due to the Doppler Effect when source and receiver are approaching each other Formula and Calculation

f2 = f0 × √1 + v/c/1 - v/c

This formula derives from the Doppler Effect formula of light waves when the source and receiver are approaching each other

### The Doppler Effect formula of light waves when the source and receiver are approaching each other Formula

f = f0 × √1 + β/1 - β

where β = v/c

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