What ie photoelectric effect

Posted by Rajnish Singh (Jan 12, 2017 11:09 a.m.) (Question ID: 1305)

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  • Under the right circumstances light can be used to push electrons, freeing them from the surface of a solid. This process is called the photoelectric effect (or photoelectric emission or photoemission), a material that can exhibit this phenomena is said to be photoemissive, and the ejected electrons are called photoelectrons; but there is nothing that would distinguish them from other electrons. All electrons are identical to one another in mass, charge, spin, and magnetic moment.

    Answered by Payal Singh (Jan 12, 2017 11:58 a.m.)
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  • The photoelectric effect or photoemission is the production of electrons or other free carriers when light is shone onto a material. Electrons emitted in this manner can be called photoelectrons.

    Answered by Naveen Sharma (Jan 12, 2017 11:58 a.m.)
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