Lecture 4: Particle-like Nature of Light

author: Sylvia T. Ceyer, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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I. Photoelectric Effect

A. Threshold frequency, ν0

B. Kinetic energy vs. frequency

1. Classical predictions

2. Planck’s constant

3. E = hν

C. Threshold energy

II. Photon Momentum

A. p=h/λ

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