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List out the evidences of quantisation of charge.

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Jul15-10, 07:43 AM
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List out the evidences of quantisation of charge.


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3. The attempt at a solution
Like, what evidence is there for charge quantisation?
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Jul15-10, 10:00 AM
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The charge on atomic nuclei is an integral multiple of a proton's charge.
The charge of an ion too is an integral multiple of an electron's charge.
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Jul22-10, 10:06 AM
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And don't forget the quantisation of the magnetic field in a superconductor.

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Jul22-10, 07:38 PM
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List out the evidences of quantisation of charge.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_drop_experiment
The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment.


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