When radiation of wavelength λ is incident on a metallic surface, the stopping potential is 4.8 volts. If the same surface is illuminated with radiation of double the wavelength, then the stopping potential becomes 1.6 volts. Then the threshold wavelength for the surface is

(a) 2λ                 (b) 4λ
(c) 6λ                 (d) 8λ

(b) By using 

hce1λ-1λ0=V0

hce1λ-1λ0=4.8        .....(i)

and hce12λ-1λ0=1.6         .....(ii)

From equation (i) and (ii)

 1λ-1λ012λ-1λ0=4.81.6λ0=4λ

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