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By Daniel Greenberger, Klaus Hentschel, Friedel Weinert

With contributions by means of prime quantum physicists, philosophers and historians, this entire A-to-Z of quantum physics presents a lucid knowing of key innovations of quantum conception and scan. It covers technical and interpretational features alike, and contains either conventional and new techniques, making it an necessary source for concise, up to date information regarding the numerous elements of quantum physics.

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Thomson hoped that a similar ring-structure composed of corpuscules could be found inside chemical atoms, and suspected that each of these rings would be analogous to the chemical periods in the period table of the elements. Specific configurations of the innermost ring would determine the chemical properties of the chemical element at hand. Two chemical elements with differing numbers of outer rings of corpuscles but similar innermost configurations would thus share similar chemical properties, like elements situated beneath each other in a column of the periodic table.

J. Thomson’s atomic model: instead of assuming a continuous smeared-out positive charge, Rutherford postulated a concentrated atomic nucleus model with positive charge surrounded by a diffuse sphere of negative electricity (cf. Fig. 2). J. Thomson’s corpuscles, the elementary charge quantum. J. Thomson’s. Fig. ” From the Rutherford papers, Cambridge University Library, reproduced from [7, p. J. D. thesis at the University of Copenhagen, he obtained a fellowship for postgraduate study abroad. J.

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