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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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Why don't electrons just fall into the nucleus of an atom?

The weird world of quantum mechanics explains the reason why the electron which is negatively charged doesn't fall into the positive nucleus.

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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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