Asked Jan 6, 2020

Pieces of potassium (Φ  = 3.68 × 10–19 J) and sodium (Φ  = 4.41 × 10–19 J) metal are exposed to radiation of wavelength 315 nm.

What is the velocity of the electrons from potassium?


What is the velocity of the electrons from sodium?


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Step 1

Einstein’s photoelectric equation is given below.

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Step 2

Energy can be calculated as follows,

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Step 3

The velocity of the electrons from...

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