Lecture 2: Discovery of Nucleus

author: Sylvia T. Ceyer, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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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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