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Millikan oil-drop experiment

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  • Millikan oil-drop experiment — First method for direct measurement of the electric charge of a single electron, originally performed in 1909 by Robert Millikan. He used a microscope to measure the rate of descent of tiny oil droplets directed through the top of a box. By… …   Universalium

  • Oil drop experiment — Millikan s setup for the oil drop experiment The oil drop experiment was an experiment performed by Robert Millikan and Harvey Fletcher in 1909 to measure the elementary electric charge (the charge of the electron). The experiment entailed… …   Wikipedia

  • Oil-drop experiment — The purpose of Robert Millikan and Harvey Fletcher s oil drop experiment (1909) was to measure the electric charge of the electron. They did this by carefully balancing the gravitational and electric forces on tiny charged droplets of oil… …   Wikipedia

  • Millikan’s oil drop experiment — Milikeno eksperimentas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Millikan’s experiment; Millikan’s oil drop experiment vok. Millikanscher Öltröpfchenversuch, m; Millikanscher Versuch, m; Schwebetröpfchenversuch, m rus. опыт Милликена, m pranc.… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Millikan’s oil drop experiment — Milikeno alyvos lašo eksperimentas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Eksperimentas, kuriuo buvo išmatuotas elektrono krūvis. atitikmenys: angl. Millikan’s oil drop experiment vok. Millikanscher Öltröpfchenversuch, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Millikan — is a surname, and may refer to People: Bud Millikan, Maryland Terrapins head basketball coach 1950 1967 Robert Andrews Millikan, Nobel prize winning physicist Glenn Allan Millikan, physiologist, inventor of Millikan oximeter and son of Robert… …   Wikipedia

  • Millikan, Robert Andrews — ▪ American physicist born March 22, 1868, Morrison, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 19, 1953, San Marino, Calif.  American physicist honoured with the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 for his study of the elementary electronic charge and the photoelectric… …   Universalium

  • drop — droplike, adj. /drop/, n., v., dropped or dropt, dropping. n. 1. a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule. 2. the quantity of liquid contained in such a globule. 3. a very small… …   Universalium

  • experiment — experimenter, experimentor, experimentator, n. n. /ik sper euh meuhnt/; v. /ek sper euh ment /, n. 1. a test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle,… …   Universalium

  • oil — oilless, adj. oillessness, n. oillike, adj. /oyl/, n. 1. any of a large class of substances typically unctuous, viscous, combustible, liquid at ordinary temperatures, and soluble in ether or alcohol but not in water: used for anointing, perfuming …   Universalium

  • Millikan, Robert (Andrews) — born March 22, 1868, Morrison, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 19, 1953, San Marino, Calif. U.S. physicist. He received his doctorate from Columbia University and taught physics at the University of Chicago (1896–1921) and the California Institute of… …   Universalium

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