The maximum kinetic energy of electrons ejected from a metal surface by monochromatic light is measured for several wavelengths. The value of Planck's constant, h, is derived by an analysis of the data in the light of Einstein theory of the photoelectric effect.
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Discusses phenomena such as the velocity distribution of the electrons, effects of polarization and angle of incidence of the light, influence of the surface temperature, photoelectric behavior of thin films and composite materials, etc.
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