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James Franck

James Franck (1881 - 1964) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1925 along with Gustav Hertz for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom.

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Refraction of Light

Covers the law of refraction including interactive Java tutorials. Links to ideas of fluorescence, diffraction, polarization, reflection, scattering, and Virtual microscopy (Virtual scanning electron ...

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Neutron Degeneracy

Neutron degeneracy is a stellar application of the Pauli Exclusion Principle, as is electron degeneracy. No two neutrons can occupy identical states, even under the pressure of a collapsing star of ...

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Sir Joseph John Thomson

Sir Joseph John Thomson (1856 - 1940) most important work was his original study of cathode rays culminating in the discovery of the electron.

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History of Physics Exhibits

Online exhibits including Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radioactivity, the History of the Transistor, Albert Einstein, the Discovery of the Electron; Heisenberg, and Sakharov.

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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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Absorption and Emission

Taking the electron transitions associated with visible and ultraviolet interactions with matter as an example, absorption of a photon will occur only when the quantum energy of the photon precisely ...

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Davisson-Germer Experiment

This experiment demonstrated the wave nature of the electron, confirming the earlier hypothesis of deBroglie. Putting wave-particle duality on a firm experimental footing, it represented a major step ...

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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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Sir George Paget Thomson

Sir George Paget Thomson (1891 - 1975) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1937 along with Clinton Joseph Davisson for their discovery of the interference phenomena arising when crystals are ...

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