When this release of energy is controlled such that it can be released at a steady rate then it is converted into electrical energy hence the principle in nuclear reactors.
When steam condenses on the food, latent heat is released directly onto the food, enabling food to be cooked at a faster rate.
It is applied similarly when a wire is been moved in magnetic field.
Factors affecting the photoelectric effect 1.
The construction of the rays is illustrated below.
Carbon dating — through the identification of carbon-14 and carbon-12 absorbed by dead plants and animals.