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Ionization in energy levels

Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:19 pm
by VahagnAldzhyan
What does it mean when a question asks "How much energy is required to ionize an electron?"

Re: Ionization in energy levels

Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:23 pm
by David Minasyan 1C
Ionization energy is the energy to remove an electron, so I'm pretty sure that the energy to ionize an electron would be the energy that would remove it.

Re: Ionization in energy levels

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:20 pm
by Julie Steklof 1A
The energy required to ionize an electron is the same as the energy required to remove an electron.

Re: Ionization in energy levels

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:15 pm
by Wenjie Dong 2E
Julie Steklof 3C wrote:The energy required to ionize an electron is the same as the energy required to remove an electron.

I agree.

Re: Ionization in energy levels

Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:04 am
by Kimberly Santander3L
ionization energy is another name for the work function in the photoelectric effect