1 electron = 1 photon?

Started Apr 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jack Hogan
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Re: 1 electron = 1 photon?
In reply to xpatUSA, Apr 14, 2013

xpatUSA wrote: . . because it's an exponential function, I reckon.

Hi Ted, you reckon correctly.  Photon flux from the surface is, per Nakamura,

f(x) = f0 * exp(-ax)

x being distance from surface
f0 photon flux at surface
a the wavelength dependent absorption coefficient.

Jack

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