How did Thompson find out the charge to mass ratio and Millikan the charge of an electron

Asked by Braham | 12th Apr, 2013, 09:27: AM

Expert Answer:

Millikan determined the mass of electrons by determining the strength of their charges and observed how fast the oil drop fell. He combined his findings with those of JJ Thomson, and found that the mass of an electron was 9.11x10-28 g.

Answered by  | 12th Apr, 2013, 09:42: AM

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