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Describe the photoelectric effect.

The photoelectric effect is a phenomenom which occurs when photons strike a metal causing electrons to be released from the metal atoms. This occurs because the photons transfer their energy to the electrons in the atom's causing them to get enough energy to escape their energy shells.

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