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Collisions

Short definitions relating to different types of collisions.

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Deep Inelastic Scattering

A clear brief explanation of deep inelastic scattering with diagrams.

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Elastic Collision

An elastic collision is defined as one in which both conservation of momentum and conservation of kinetic energy are observed.

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Vacuum Tubes

The conduction of electricity in thin gases in vacuum tubes was the key to the discovery of the electron in 1897.Description of the discovery of Cathode rays.

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Ballistic Pendulum

The ballistic pendulum is a classic example of a dissipative collision in which conservation of momentum can be used for analysis, but conservation of energy during the collision cannot be invoked ...

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Electron Affinity

The ionization energy or ionization potential is the energy necessary to remove an electron from the neutral atom. It is a minimum for the alkali metals which have a single electron outside a closed ...

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Quantum Numbers

Each electron has a set of four numbers, called quantum numbers, that specify it completely; no two electrons in the same atom can have the same four.

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Electron Configurations Java Applet

Chemistry really but shows how electron shells are filled up in atoms

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Electron and Positron

As one of the leptons, the electron is viewed as one of the fundamental particles.

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Photoelectric Effect - Will electrons be ejected from the metal?

Worked example to find out whether light will cause electrons to be emitted from a metal.

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