This Physics Factsheet aims to help students:

  • Understand the predictions made by classical wave theory in the photoelectric effect experiment.
  • Describe the photoelectric effect experiment and observations and how they differ to the classical predictions.
  • Explain how the differences imply particle properties of light.
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September 2022


ISSN: 1351-5136

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344 The Importance of the Photoelectric Effect

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