Terms & Definitions - Module 31
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
Answers are bolded below.
  1. Light shines on a metal, and electrons are emitted by the metal.
    1. Quantum theory
    2. Planck's constant
    3. Photoelectric effect =====
    4. Uncertainty principle
    5. Complementarity

  2. Describes the microworld, where light and matter exhibit both wave and particle properties.
    1. Quantum theory =====
    2. Planck's constant
    3. Photoelectric effect
    4. Uncertainty principle
    5. Complementarity

  3. The wave and particle aspects of matter and radiation are parts of a whole.
    1. Quantum theory
    2. Planck's constant
    3. Photoelectric effect
    4. Uncertainty principle
    5. Complementarity =====

  4. We can not exactly measure both momentum and position of a particle. There is a limit on the accuracy of the measurements.
    1. Quantum theory
    2. Planck's constant
    3. Photoelectric effect
    4. Uncertainty principle =====
    5. Complementarity

  5. The energy of a photon divided by its frequency.
    1. Quantum theory
    2. Planck's constant =====
    3. Photoelectric effect
    4. Uncertainty principle
    5. Complementarity


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