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CBSE - IX - Chemistry - Structure of the Atom

Why the gold foil alpha scattering experiment is carried out in vaccum ?

Asked by omprakasharya123 16th January 2011, 8:09 PM
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To minimize alpha loss by scattering from air molecules, the experiment was carried out in a fairly good vacuum.
 
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