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Photoelectron spectroscopy of metal surfaces for potential heterogeneous catalysis

The “Photoelectric Effect” was discovered in 1888 by Wilhelm Hallwachs1 and famously explained by Albert Einstein in 1905as the annihilation of a photon by transferring all its energy to the excitation of a bound electron into vacuum2. Einstein's work, together with Planck's law for black-body radia...

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25 Nov 2011
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2012
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978-1-84973-152-2
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978-1-84973-283-3