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# LAB 10.3 - 10.3 1 The figure shows that the top wave...

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10.3; 1. The figure shows that the top wave represents the current through the LED. The bottom wave shows the current going across the LED. The shape of the top wave works as a function of the current going through the LED. This means that each time the voltage surpasses the threshold (v turnon)the current passes through the LED and the light turns on. The figure shows how the current going across the LED is a function of the current going through the LED. 2. Wavelength (nm) 560 nm 585 nm 635 nm 660 nm 950 nm Frequency (10^14 Hz) 5.353 Hz 5.125 Hz 4.721 Hz 4.542 Hz 3.156 Hz Knee Voltage (V) 12.3 v 12.2 v 12.0 v 11.9 v 11.3 v 4. The accepted value for the slope of our Knee Voltage vs. Frequency graph (5 x 10 -15 ) is h/e where h is planks constant and e is the elementary charge of an electron. 5. h/e = 5 x 10 -15 e= 1.602 x 10 -19 h/e x e = h m 5 x 10 -15 x 1.602 x 10 -19 = h m h m = 8 x 10 -34 6. (│h m -h│/ h) h = 6.63 x 10 -34 h m = 8 x 10 -34 (│8 x 10 -34 - 6.63 x 10 -34 │/ 6.63 x 10 -34 ) = 20% error 7. Some sources of error from our experiment could be attributed to faulty equipment we used in the experiment including the wires, LED’s and resistors. Inconsistencies in the equipment could have led to
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