Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 27 - Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom - Misconceptual Questions: 2

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

A higher work function means that more energy is needed to eject electrons from the surface. Among the choices listed, blue light has the shortest wavelength, the highest frequency, and the most energy per photon. It will stand the best chance of succeeding.
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