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The√complex conjugate is the same function with i replaced by −i , where i = −1. 4) and the resulting function is still complex. 5) which is a real function. The quantity ∗ dτ is proportional to the probability of ﬁnding the particles of the system in the volume element, dτ = dx dy dz. We require that the total probability be unity (1) so that the particle must be somewhere. That is, ∗ dτ = 1. 6) all space If this condition is met, then is normalized. In addition, must be ﬁnite, single valued, and continuous.
2. Different metals have different threshold frequencies. 3. If the light striking the metal surface has a frequency greater than ν0 , the electrons are ejected with a kinetic energy that increases with the frequency of the light. 4. The number of electrons ejected depends on the intensity of the light but their kinetic energy depends only on the frequency of the light. An electron traveling toward the collector can be stopped if a negative voltage is applied to the collector. The voltage required (known as the stopping potential, V ) to stop the motion of the electrons (causing the current to cease) depends on the frequency of the light that caused the electrons to be ejected.
Dover, New York. A widely available, inexpensive source of an enormous amount of information written by a legend in science. Porile, N. T. (1993). Modern University Chemistry, 2nd ed. McGraw–Hill, NewYork. A general chemistry book that is somewhat more advanced than most. Chapter 5 gives an excellent introduction to quantum phenomena related to atomic structure. Serway, R. E. (2000). Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 5th ed. Saunders (Thomson Learning), Philadelphia. Excellent coverage of all areas of physics.