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Determine Planck's Constant from gradient

  1. Sep 21, 2012 #1
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    Determine Planck's Constant from gradient

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have a graph entitled "Photoelectric effect: stopping voltage as a function of light frequency"

    The y-axis is the Stopping Voltage (V), the x-axis the Frequency (Hz).

    How do I determine Planck's Constant (h) from the gradient?

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  3. Sep 21, 2012 #2
    What is the kinetic energy of a photo-emitted electron?
  4. Sep 22, 2012 #3


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    Why is your "Relevant equations" section blank? It is a photoelectric effect problem, look up the equation that describes the photoelectric effect.
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