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The scattering of electrons in gases

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Arnquist, Warren Nelson (1930) The scattering of electrons in gases. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03172009-151505

Abstract

It is found

(1) That the angular distribution function of electrons scattered in mercury is not a monotonic function of the angle, but has a minimum whose angular position is an inverse cotangent function of the energy of the electrons.

(2) That the angular distribution function of electrons scattered in air is a monotonic function of the angle within the range investigated.

(3) That measurements of small angle scattering in mercury are in qualitative agreement with the work of other observers.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Physics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Millikan, Robert Andrews
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1930
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-03172009-151505
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03172009-151505
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:989
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:17 Mar 2009
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 02:34

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