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1

Photon

A packet of energy OR a quantum of electromagnetic radiation.

2

Electron Volt

The energy gained by an electron which is accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt.

3

Work Function of a Material

The minimum energy required to eject an electron from a metal surface.

4

Continuous Spectrum

All wavelengths are present in the radiation