 38.1: Monochromatic light (that is, light of a single wavelength) is to b...
 38.2: How fast must an electron move to have a kinetic energy equal to th...
 38.3: At what rate does the Sun emit photons? For simplicity, assume that...
 38.4: A heliumneon laser emits red light at wavelength l 633 nm in a beam...
 38.5: The meter was once defined as 1 650 763.73 wavelengths of the orang...
 38.6: What is the photon energy for yellow light from a highway sodium la...
 38.7: A light detector (your eye) has an area of 2.00 106 m2 and absorbs ...
 38.8: The beam emerging from a 1.5 W argon laser (l 515 nm) has a diamete...
 38.9: A 100 W sodium lamp (l 589 nm) radiates energy uniformly in all dir...
 38.10: A satellite in Earth orbit maintains a panel of solar cells of area...
 38.11: An ultraviolet lamp emits light of wavelength 400 nm at the rate of...
 38.12: Under ideal conditions, a visual sensation can occur in the human v...
 38.13: A special kind of lightbulb emits monochromatic light of wavelength...
 38.14: A light detector has an absorbing area of m2 and absorbs 50% of the...
 38.15: Light strikes a sodium surface, causing photoelectric emission. The...
 38.16: Find the maximum kinetic energy of electrons ejected from a certain...
 38.17: The work function of tungsten is 4.50 eV. Calculate the speed of th...
 38.18: You wish to pick an element for a photocell that will operate via t...
 38.19: (a) If the work function for a certain metal is 1.8 eV, what is the...
 38.20: Suppose the fractional efficiency of a cesium surface (with work fu...
 38.21: X rays with a wavelength of 71 pm are directed onto a gold foil and...
 38.22: The wavelength associated with the cutoff frequency for silver is 3...
 38.23: Light of wavelength 200 nm shines on an aluminum surface; 4.20 eV i...
 38.24: In a photoelectric experiment using a sodium surface, you find a st...
 38.25: The stopping potential for electrons emitted from a surface illumin...
 38.26: An orbiting satellite can become charged by the photoelectric effec...
 38.27: Light of wavelength 2.40 pm is directed onto a target containing fr...
 38.28: (a) In MeV/c, what is the magnitude of the momentum associated with...
 38.29: What (a) frequency, (b) photon energy, and (c) photon momentum magn...
 38.30: What is the maximum wavelength shift for a Compton collision betwee...
 38.31: What percentage increase in wavelength leads to a 75% loss of photo...
 38.32: X rays of wavelength 0.0100 nm are directed in the positive directi...
 38.33: Calculate the percentage change in photon energy during a collision...
 38.34: A photon undergoes Compton scattering off a stationary free electro...
 38.35: Calculate the Compton wavelength for (a) an electron and (b) a prot...
 38.36: 6 Gamma rays of photon energy 0.511 MeV are directed onto an alumin...
 38.37: Consider a collision between an xray photon of initial energy 50.0...
 38.38: Show that when a photon of energy E is scattered from a free electr...
 38.39: Through what angle must a 200 keV photon be scattered by a free ele...
 38.40: What is the maximum kinetic energy of electrons knocked out of a th...
 38.41: What are (a) the Compton shift l, (b) the fractional Compton shift ...
 38.42: The Sun is approximately an ideal blackbody radiator with a surface...
 38.43: Just after detonation, the fireball in a nuclear blast is approxima...
 38.44: For the thermal radiation from an ideal blackbody radiator with a s...
 38.45: Assuming that your surface temperature is 98.6F and that you are an...
 38.46: Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of (a) a 1.00 keV electron, (b)...
 38.47: In an oldfashioned television set, electrons are accelerated throu...
 38.48: The smallest dimension (resolving power) that can be resolved by an...
 38.49: Singly charged sodium ions are accelerated through a potential diff...
 38.50: Electrons accelerated to an energy of 50 GeV have a de Broglie wave...
 38.51: The wavelength of the yellow spectral emission line of sodium is 59...
 38.52: A stream of protons, each with a speed of 0.9900c, are directed int...
 38.53: What is the wavelength of (a) a photon with energy 1.00 eV, (b) an ...
 38.54: An electron and a photon each have a wavelength of 0.20 nm. What is...
 38.55: The highest achievable resolving power of a microscope is limited o...
 38.56: The existence of the atomic nucleus was discovered in 1911 by Ernes...
 38.57: A nonrelativistic particle is moving three times as fast as an elec...
 38.58: What are (a) the energy of a photon corresponding to wavelength 1.0...
 38.59: If the de Broglie wavelength of a proton is 100 fm, (a) what is the...
 38.60: Suppose we put A 0 in Eq. 3824 and relabeled B as c0. (a) What wou...
 38.61: The function c(x) displayed in Eq. 3827 can describe a free partic...
 38.62: Show that Eq. 3824 is indeed a solution of Eq. 3822 by substituti...
 38.63: (a) Write the wave function c(x) displayed in Eq. 3827 in the form...
 38.64: Show that the angular wave number k for a nonrelativistic free part...
 38.65: (a) Let n a ib be a complex number, where a and b are real (positiv...
 38.66: In Eq. 3825 keep both terms, putting A B c0. The equation then des...
 38.67: The uncertainty in the position of an electron along an x axis is g...
 38.68: You will find in Chapter 39 that electrons cannot move in definite ...
 38.69: Figure 3813 shows a case in which the momentum component px of a p...
 38.70: An electron moves through a region of uniform electric potential of...
 38.71: For the arrangement of Figs. 3814 and 3815, electrons in the inci...
 38.72: For the arrangement of Figs. 3814 and 3815, electrons in the inci...
 38.73: The current of a beam of electrons, each with a speed of 900 m/s, i...
 38.74: Consider a potential energy barrier like that of Fig. 3817 but who...
 38.75: A 3.0 MeV proton is incident on a potential energy barrier of thick...
 38.76: (a) Suppose a beam of 5.0 eV protons strikes a potential energy bar...
 38.77: An electron with total energy E 5.1 eV approaches a barrier of heig...
 38.78: The current of a beam of electrons, each with a speed of 1.200 103 ...
 38.79: Figure 3813 shows that because of Heisenbergs uncertainty principl...
 38.80: A spectral emission line is electromagnetic radiation that is emitt...
 38.81: Using the classical equations for momentum and kinetic energy, show...
 38.82: Derive Eq. 3811, the equation for the Compton shift, from Eqs. 38...
 38.83: Neutrons in thermal equilibrium with matter have an average kinetic...
 38.84: Consider a balloon filled with helium gas at room temperature and a...
 38.85: In about 1916, R. A. Millikan found the following stoppingpotential...
 38.86: Show that c 2  2 , with c and related as in Eq. 3814. That is,...
 38.87: Show that E/E, the fractional loss of energy of a photon during a c...
 38.88: A bullet of mass 40 g travels at 1000 m/s. Although the bullet is c...
 38.89: (a) The smallest amount of energy needed to eject an electron from ...
 38.90: Imagine playing baseball in a universe (not ours!) where the Planck...
Solutions for Chapter 38: Photons and Matter Waves
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