Physics307L F07:People/Mondragon/Notebook/071010

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second week

Plank's Constant

Plank's constant experiment

Equipment and setup

battery outputs +8.70 -8.69

dry run, no filters

First Group:

  • First blue 2.075V
  • Second blue 1.721V
  • Third blue 1.505V
  • Green/yellow 1.025V
  • Orange/yellow 1.062

Second Group:

  • First blue 2.065V
  • Second blue 1.732V
  • Third blue 1.570V
  • Green/yellow 1.754V
  • Orange/yellow 1.587V

part a experimenting with the variable filter

First Group


  • 100%-2.085V-3.5s
  • 80%-2.0785-2.5s
  • 60-2.0785-4.5s
  • 40-2.0785-3.5s
  • 20-2.0785-3.5s

suggestion for Improvement

timing is difficult, What about an o-scope? Lorenzo suggested using an oscope for more accurate timing. There are just too many ways for timing by stopwatch can go wrong.