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Electrons and light

  1. May 12, 2015 #1
    In my physics class we are learning about certain frequencies of light hitting and "liberating" electrons, but we didn't go into any detail about what "liberating" the electron means. Can somebody explain?
     
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  3. May 12, 2015 #2

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