The photocurrent in an experiment on photoelectric effect increases if
The intensity of the source is increased
The exposure time is increased
The intensity of the source is decreased
The exposure time is decreased.
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Correct option is A)
Increasing the intensity while keeping frequency fixed increases the number of photons hitting the metal and hence it increases the rate at which electrons are emitted. In turn the photocurrent increases.
So, the answer is option (A).
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