Quantum Physics

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  • Created on: 29-03-17 17:26
Photon
A quantum of electromagnetic energy.
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Electronvolt
1 electronvolt is the energy transferred to or from an electron when it moves through a potential difference of 1 volt.
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The Photoelectric Effect
The photoelectric effect occurs when electromagnetic radiation incident on the surface of a metal causes electrons to be emitted.
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The Threshold Frequency
The minimum frequency required to release electrons from the surface of a metal.
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The Work Function
(Of a metal) is the minimum amount of energy required by an electron to escape its surface.
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1 electronvolt is the energy transferred to or from an electron when it moves through a potential difference of 1 volt.

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Electronvolt

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The photoelectric effect occurs when electromagnetic radiation incident on the surface of a metal causes electrons to be emitted.

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The minimum frequency required to release electrons from the surface of a metal.

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(Of a metal) is the minimum amount of energy required by an electron to escape its surface.

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