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Midterm 3B

Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 12:46 pm
by Nhi Vo 3A
The photoelectric experiment became known as the photoelectric effect. What was the major conceptual change as a result of this experiment?

Re: Midterm 3B

Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:16 pm
by mikezargari
That the amount of photons is at times irrelevant. You can have an innumerable amount of photons but they wouldn't excite an electron unless each photon has at least a specific amount of energy. The photons are being quantized.