Lecture 2: Discovery of Nucleus
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I. E. Rutherford, 1911
A. Discovery of the Nucleus
B. Backscattering experiment
II. Classical Description of Atom
A. Coulombic interaction
B. Classical equation of motion: Newton’s Second Law
III. Wave-Particle Duality of Matter and Radiation
A. Wave Nature of Light
B. Electromagnetic Radiation – periodic variation of an electromagnetic field
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