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Table. 2.

Particle-like properties of light in the photoelectric effect as mentioned by students.


Number of Students Particle-like property of light (photon)
3 (16%) Photon is individual or countable.
8 (42%) Photon collides with electron. (Photon transfers energy and momentum to electron.)
1 (5%) Photon has energy.
1 (5%) Photon has momentum.
1 (5%) Photon has mass.
6 (32%) No clear idea for the particle-like property of photon.
New Phys.: Sae Mulli 2024;74:326~336 https://doi.org/10.3938/NPSM.74.326
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