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The electromotive force produced by the acceleration of metals

Tolman, Richard C. and Stewart, T. Dale (1916) The electromotive force produced by the acceleration of metals. Physical Review, 8 (2). pp. 97-116. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TOLpr16b

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Abstract

The modern theories of electricity have led to the belief that the passage of an electric current through a metal really consists in the progressive motion of “free” electrons contained in the body of the metal itself. If this be true we may now expect a number of effects arising from the mass of these electrons which were not predictable on the basis of older theories which thought of electricity as a sort of intangible massless fluid.


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Additional Information:©1916 The American Physical Society. Received 25 February 1916. Errata: Phys. Rev. 8(6):753
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:02 Jun 2006
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