Problem: The maximum wavelength of light that will cause ejection of a photoelectron in silver metal is 262 nm. What is the threshold energy or minimum energy, in J, required to eject an electron from silver?a. 1.21 xb. 7.59 xc. 8.73 xd. 1.31 xe. 7.59 x

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Establish the relationship of energy and wavelength then calculate the energy of a photon that is required to eject an electron with a maximum wavelength of 262 nm


Recall that the energy of a photon (E) is given by:

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The maximum wavelength of light that will cause ejection of a photoelectron in silver metal is 262 nm. What is the threshold energy or minimum energy, in J, required to eject an electron from silver?

a. 1.21 x

b. 7.59 x

c. 8.73 x

d. 1.31 x

e. 7.59 x

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