Assume that a tiny and shiny (perfect conductor) Au metal in free space has a shape of a thin cylinder of thickness 1 m (like a tiny coin of thickness 1m) and end cap area of 500 m2. A monochromatic laser light having flux of energy 1 kW/m2 is normally incident on one of the end caps of this tiny metal. Find the maximum acceleration that this metal piece can attain under the action of this monochromatic laser light.
closed as too localized by dmckee♦ Dec 23 '12 at 23:53
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