Physics GCSE pp 194-200 | Cite as

Spectra and Photons

  • John Keighley
  • Stephen Doyle
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Part of the Macmillan Work Out Series book series (MCWO)

Abstract

If electromagnetic radiation above a certain frequency is shone onto a clean metal surface, then electrons, called photoelectrons, are emitted from the surface and this effect is called the photoelectric effect.

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© Mr John Keighley and Stephen Doyle 1998

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  • John Keighley
  • Stephen Doyle

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