1 electron = 1 photon?

Started Apr 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: 1 electron = 1 photon?
In reply to looper1234, Apr 12, 2013

looper1234 wrote:

also it is impossible for one photo to push out two electrons.

This is not correct if you state it as a general rule. There are cases of double-electron emission by single photon.

Example with one circularly polarized photon:


More here:



For the time being, I don't think DPE has been achieved on CCD or CMOS though.


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