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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Leigh on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 11:47pm.

When a certain material is illuminated with visible light, electrons jump from lower to higher energy states in atoms of the material. When illuminated by ultraviolet light, atoms are ionized as some of them eject electrons. Why do the two kinds of illumination produce such different results?

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