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Electron charge--Measurement

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Andrews Millikan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10132-MS
Overview The core of the Robert A. Millikan Collection at the California Institute of Technology consists of the official papers generated by Millikan during the twenty-five years that he was the executive officer at the Institute. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes, and other materials dealing with scientific and academic matters.
Dates: 1821–1953

Robert A. Millikan Oil Drop Experiment Notebooks, Notebook One, 1911 October 20 - 1912 February 10

 File — Box 3: Series 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1
Overview Robert A. Millikan (1868-1953) began his experiments to measure the charge on the electron, e, in 1907. The experiments were performed in Ryerson Laboratory at the University of Chicago, where Millikan was professor of physics. For this work, and for work on the photoelectric effect, Millikan was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1923. Millikan gives his own account of the electron charge determination in his published autobiography in the chapter titled “My Oil-Drop Venture...
Dates: 1911 October 20 - 1912 February 10; Issued: 1912

Robert A. Millikan Oil Drop Experiment Notebooks, Notebook Two, 1912 March 13 -1912 April 16

 File — Box 3: Series 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1
Overview Robert A. Millikan (1868-1953) began his experiments to measure the charge on the electron, e, in 1907. The experiments were performed in Ryerson Laboratory at the University of Chicago, where Millikan was professor of physics. For this work, and for work on the photoelectric effect, Millikan was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1923. Millikan gives his own account of the electron charge determination in his published autobiography in the chapter titled “My Oil-Drop Venture...
Dates: 1912 March 13 -1912 April 16; Issued: 1912