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A potassium surface is illuminated by a monochromatic laser light with a wavelength of 400 nm. Determine the maximum speed of a photoelectron emitted from this surface if the potassium surface has a work function of 2.30 eV.

??=9.11×10^−31??

c = 3.0x10^8 m/s

h = 6.63x10^-34 js

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The work function of potassium metal is 2.30 eV. Monochromatic
light is shined on its surface, and photoelectrons with a maximum
speed of 5.50E5 m/s are ejected. What is the wavelength of the
light?
539 nm
657 nm
393 nm
157 nm
1443 nm

The work function of potassium metal is 2.30 eV. Monochromatic
light is shined on its surface, and photoelectrons with a maximum
speed of 5.50E5 m/s are ejected. What is the wavelength of the
light?
539nm
658nm
392nm
156nm
1445nm
none of the above

When ultraviolet light with a wavelength of 400 nm falls on a
certain metal surface, the maximum kinetic energy of the emitted
photoelectrons is 1.10 eV .
What is the maximum kinetic energy K_0 of the photoelectrons
when light of wavelength 340 nm falls on the same surface?
Use h = 6.63×10−34 J⋅s for Planck's constant and c =
3.00×108 m/s for the speed of light and express your
answer in electron volts.
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K_0 =
eV

When ultraviolet light with a wavelength of 400 nm falls on a
certain metal surface, the maximum kinetic energy of the emitted
photoelectrons is 1.10 eV .
What is the maximum kinetic energy K0 of the
photoelectrons when light of wavelength 330 nm falls on the same
surface?
Use h =
6.63×10?34J?s for Planck's constant and
c =
3.00×108m/s for the speed of light and
express your answer in electron volts.

When ultraviolet light with a wavelength of 400 nmfalls on a
certain metal surface, the maximum kinetic energy of the emitted
photoelectrons is 1.10 eV .
What is the maximum kinetic energy K0 of the
photoelectrons when light of wavelength 350 nm falls on the same
surface?
Use h = 6.63×10?34 J?s for Planck's constant
and c = 3.00×108 m/s for the speed of light and
express your answer in electron volts.

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totally block the photocurrent.
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W = _______ eV
b. What is the cutoff wavelength for this metal?
λ = ________ nm
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a. What is the work
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b. What type of metal
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c. What is the maximum
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