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Cathode Ray Tube Experiments

A Crookes tube is an early experimental electrical discharge tube, with vacuum, invented by English physicist William Crookes and others around 1869-1875, in which cathode rays, streams of electrons, were discovered. Developed from the earlier Geissler tube, the Crookes tube consists of a partially evacuated glass bulb of various shapes, with two …

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The Rutherford-Geiger-Marsden Experiment

What made by Rutherford and his assistants Geiger and Marsden is perhaps one of the most important experiments of nuclear physics. The experiments were performed between 1908 and 1913 by Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden under the direction of Ernest Rutherford at the Physical Laboratories of the University of Manchester. …

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L’esperimento Rutherford-Geiger-Marsden

Quello compiuto da Rutherford e dai suoi assistenti Geiger e Marsden è forse uno degli esperimenti più importanti della fisica nucleare. (Da Wikipedia) L’esperimento, effettuato per sondare la struttura dell’atomo, venne eseguito da Hans Wilhelm Geiger e Ernest Marsden nel 1909, sotto la direzione di Ernest Rutherford al laboratorio di …

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Materiali Smart : FerroFluido e Levitazione Magnetica

Il ferrofluido è un materiale che appartiene alla categoria dei materiali nanostrutturati : si tratta infatti di una soluzione colloidale contenente nanoparticelle ferromagnetiche. Per questa sua caratteristica si comporta come un magnete, ma un magnete liquido ! Riportiamo da Wikipedia : un ferrofluido è un liquido che si polarizza fortemente …

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Smart Materials : Ferrofluids & Magnetic Levitation

A ferrofluid is a material that belongs to the category of nanostructured materials: it is actually a colloidal solution containing ferromagnetic nanoparticles. For this characteristic it behaves like a magnet, but a liquid magnet! From Wikipedia : a ferrofluid is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic …

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