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Electromotive Force

Electromotive force, also called emf (denoted and measured in volt), is the voltage developed by any source of electrical energy such as a battery or dynamo. It is generally defined as the electrical potential for a source in a circuit. A device that...

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Photoelectric Effect

The photoelectric effect is the observation that many metals emit electrons when light shines upon them. Electrons emitted in this manner can be called photoelectrons. The phenomenon is commonly studied in electronic physics, as well as in fields of chemistry, such as quantum chemistry or electrochemistry. According to classical electromagnetic theory,...

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Photovoltaic Effect

The photovoltaic effect is the creation of voltage or electric current in a material upon exposure to light and is a physical and chemical phenomenon. The standard and obvious photovoltaic effect is directly related to the photoelectric effect, though they are different processes. When the sunlight or...