Photoelectric Effect Diagram  [ENDORSED]

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paulacamara1E
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Photoelectric Effect Diagram

Postby paulacamara1E » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:24 pm

Dr. Lavelle mentioned that drawing a simple diagram helps when solving problems regarding the photoelectric effect. Drawing the diagram has indeed helped me with the problems, I was just wondering what DET stands for located on the top right corner on the diagram used in class?

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Re: Photoelectric Effect Diagram  [ENDORSED]

Postby Miya Lopez 1I » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:26 pm

DET stands for the detector that detects the kinetic energy of the ejected electron.

Jose Lupian 1C
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Re: Photoelectric Effect Diagram

Postby Jose Lupian 1C » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:27 pm

I believe that DET stands for a detector, which detects the number of electrons that come off the metal as it is hit by a beam of light.


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