Atomic Structure

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Atomic Structure

this note is information about the atomic structure of the This experiment is known as gold foil experiment or Rutherford’s α ray scattering experiment. term ‘atom’ is derived from Greek word ‘atomos’ meaning indivisible and it was coined by Democritus in approximately 450 BC. Atom is the fundamental unit of matter. In 1808, John Dalton, an English chemist proposed the fundamental concept of the structure of matter through Dalton’s atomic theory.