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- The stopping potential for photoelectrons emitted from a surface illuminated by light of wavelength 490nm is 0.70V. When the incident wavelength is changed to a new value, the stopping potential is found to be 1.40V. What is the work function for the surface? What is this new wavelength?

Answer #1

The stopping potential for electrons emitted from a surface
illuminated by light of wavelength 567 nm is 0.932 V. When the
incident wavelength is changed to a new value, the stopping
potential is 2.00 V.
(a) What is this new wavelength?
(b) What is the work function for the surface

The stopping potential for electrons emitted from a surface
illuminated by light of wavelength 500 nm is 0.770 V. When the
incident wavelength is changed to a new value, the stopping
potential is 1.40 V. (a) What is this new
wavelength? (b) What is the work function for the
surface?

Photoelectrons are
observed when a metal surface is illuminated by light with a
wavelength 437 nm. The stopping potential for the photoelectrons in
this experiment is 1.67V.
a. What is the work
function of the metal, in eV?
b. What type of metal
is used in this experiment?
c. What is the maximum
speed of the ejected electrons?

Problem: Light strikes a sodium surface, causing photoelectric
emission. The stopping potential for the ejected electrons is 5.0V,
and the work function of sodium is 2.2eV. What is the wavelength of
the incident light? Give your answer in nanometers.

When ultraviolet light with a wavelength of 262 nm falls upon a
clean metal surface, the stopping potential necessary to terminate
the emission of photoelectrons is 0.172 V .What is the
photoelectric threshold wavelength for this metal? What is the work
function for the metal?

Light that has a 192 nm wavelength strikes a metal surface, and
photoelectrons are produced moving as fast as 0.002c.
1) What is the work function of the metal? (Express your
answer to three significant figures.)
×10^−19J
2) What is the threshold wavelength for the metal above which no
photoelectrons will be emitted? (Express your answer to three
significant figures.)
nm

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

Light of wavelength 342 nm shines on a metal surface and the
stopping potential V0 in a photoelectric experiment is observed to
be 0.850 V.
a) What is the work function φ of the metal? (eV)
b) What is the maximum kinetic energy of the ejected electrons
(in Joules)?
c) What is the longest wavelength light that will still allow
electrons to escape the metal?(nm)

2a) When a metal surface is illuminated by light of wavelength
310 nm, the
measured maximum kinetic energy of the emitted electrons is 0.50
eV. Calculate the
metal plate’s work function φ in units of eV.
b) In the rest frame of an ejected electron from the photoelectric
experiment in part a),
an incident γ-ray with an energy of 0.25 MeV interacts with the
electron. Following
the collision, the γ-ray has a final energy of 0.1 MeV. Calculate
the angle...

The maximum speed of photoelectrons ejected from the surface of
copper is 4.07E5 m/s when light with a wavelength of 240 nm is
shined on the surface. What is the work function of copper
metal?

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