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Homework Help: The Binding Energy of Electrons?

Posted by Amy on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:02pm.

An X-ray photon of wavelength 0.954 nm strikes a surface. The emitted electron has a kinetic energy of 935 eV.

What is the binding energy of the electron in kJ/mol?

[KE =1/2 mv^2; 1 electron volt (eV) = 1.602 x 10^- 19 J]

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