Question

Light of particular frequency v is incident on a metal surface. When the intensity of incident radiation is increased, the photoelectric current

A

Decreases

B

Increases

C

Remains unchanged

D

Sometimes increases and sometimes decreases

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Correct option is B)

Intensity of light No. of photons striking the metal per unit time
 No. of photons striking the metal  Electrons knocked out of metal per unit time.
Current =
More the electrons knocked out per unit time, more is the photo electric current.

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