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Eisco™ Alpha Scattering Apparatus

For demonstrating Rutherford scattering by means of a gravitational analogue of inverse square law repulsion

Supplier:  Eisco™ ALPHA14

Catalog No. S27427

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  • Apparatus comprises a Spun aluminum Hill, (60 x 280 mm), 2 Steel Balls (12.5, 19 mm), and a Wooden Launching Ramp (300 x 48 x 105 mm)
  • Shape has been determined by varying its height above the base line by an amount based upon the reciprocal of the radius
  • Launching ramp has a guide groove down its curved front face
  • Ramp includes index marks at 40, 60, 80 and 100 mm above the base to give a variety of known launching heights


Alpha Scattering Apparatus
Demonstrating Rutherford Scattering
Spun Aluminum Hill (1), Wooden Launching Ramp (1), Steel Balls (2)
280 mm (Hill)


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