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In a recent physics lesson, we were introduced to CRT and how the electron beams would excite a phosphorous coating and make it emit photons resulting in a dot being seen. However, i was confused with a question where if the electrons potntial energy is increased by accelerating it through a stronger electric field, will the light emitted by the phosphorous material be more and why? If we think about Einstien and his photon model, each particle can only absorb one photon and as long as this photon has a certain threshold energy, a particular photon will be released by the particle. Is this the same when particles absorb electrons?
Re: Electrons exciting materials to emit light.
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