What did the oil drop experiment prove?


The oil drop experiment proved that in measuring the electric charge of an electron, the charge can only assume certain fixed values. The smallest value was found to be that of a single electron.
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The elementary charge is one of the fundamental physical constants and accurate knowledge of its value is of great importance. His experiment measured the force on tiny charged droplets
D. and by the way, the charge on an electron, e, is 1.60 * 10 ^ 19. that is why b is wrong. He found out that when he looked at each drop and measured the force it took to cancel
The purpose of Robert Millikan's (and Harvey Fletcher's) was to measure the electric charge of the electron. They did this by balancing the gravitational and electric forces on charged
Go to search and type in their names (spell Milliken) They each made discoveries about atoms.
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