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when an electron collide with a photon it absorbs energy hv.then why an electron can't absorb an energy 2hv by simultaneously colliding with two photons.plz solve my prblm.

when an electron collide with a photon it absorbs energy hv.then why an electron can't absorb an energy 2hv by simultaneously colliding with two photons.plz solve my prblm.

Grade:12th Pass

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Lakshmi Pillai
14 Points
9 years ago

An electron cannot exist at two points at the same time.  So probability of simulataneous collision of an electron with two photons is negligible.

Shivam Dimri
43 Points
9 years ago

an electron cannot simulataneouls collide with two photons at a time,

its against the postulates of photoelectric effect!!

remember!!

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