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When 250-nm light falls on a metal, the current through a photoelectric circuit (Fig. 27–6) is brought to zero at a stopping voltage of 1.64 V. What is the work function of the metal?

The photoelectric effect.

Figure 27-6 The photoelectric effect.

Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
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$3.32 \textrm{ eV}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 27, Problem 27


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