Work function + Threshold energy

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DesireBrown1J
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Work function + Threshold energy

Postby DesireBrown1J » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:26 pm

So, work function is essentially the same as threshold energy?

Chloe Alviz 1E
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Re: Work function + Threshold energy

Postby Chloe Alviz 1E » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:39 pm

You are correct! They are interchangeable terms - basically you should instantly know that it's the minimum energy required to eject an electron from a metal!

ShravanPatel2B
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Re: Work function + Threshold energy

Postby ShravanPatel2B » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:42 pm

yes they are the same thing.


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