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Physics 2080; Chapter 30, 31, 32 Notes

by: Amanda Biddlecome

Physics 2080; Chapter 30, 31, 32 Notes Physics 2080

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Date Created: 04/21/16
Physics  2080   Chapter  30,  31,  32   April  19,  2016   Amanda  Biddlecome     1)  Blackbody  Radiation     -­‐blackbodies  in  a  furnace  give  off  electromagnetic  radiation     -­‐light  going  into  blackbodies  is  absorbed     -­‐Wien’s  Displacement  Law:  f peak =(5.88X10 s K )T  10 -­‐1 -­‐1   -­‐blackbody  radiation  is  quantized  depending  on  frequency     E =nhf   *n=0,1,2,3…;  energy  level   *f=frequency   *h=Planck’s  Constant:  EITHER  (6.63X10 Js)  OR  (4.14X10 eVs)  ­‐34 -­‐15     -­‐Einstein  discovered  that  light  (photons)  was  quanta  of  light       E=hf   *energy  of  quanta  of  light     2)  Photoelectric  Effect     -­‐more  intense  beams  of  light  contain  more  photons  but  each  photons  energy     remains  the  same     -­‐occurs  when  beam  of  light  strikes  metal  and  electrons  are  ejected  and     produce  an  electric  current     -­‐work  function=minimum  amount  of  energy  required  to  eject  electrons  from     a  metal       K max =E-­‐W o *K max =maximum  kinetic  energy  of  electron   *E=energy   *W =wook  function       -­‐more  intensity=more  electrons  of  same  energy     -­‐cutoff  frequency=frequency  required  to  eject  electrons     3)  Photons     -­‐they  travel  at  the  speed  of  light  and  have  zero  rest  mass  energy     p=(hf/c)=(h/wavelength)   *p=momentum       -­‐momentum  increases  with  increasing  energy     -­‐Compton  Effect=change  in  wavelength  of  scattered  photon  because  it  strikes     a  stationary  electron       Δλ=λ -­‐λ=h/m c(1-­‐cosθ)  e     -­‐wave-­‐particle  duality=de  Broglie       *waves  and  particles  can  act  like  each  other     λ=h/p   *λ=de  Broglie’s  wavelength   *h=Planck’s  constant   *p=momentum     4)  Heisenberg  Uncertainty  Principle     -­‐you  can  either  measure  the  momentum  or  the  position  accurately,  not  both     -­‐generally  not  noticed  in  macroscopic  situations  


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