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This series of web pages provides information on a range of topics regarding charged particles. Starting with the properties of atomic electrons, this material describes the Edison and photoelectric effects, the interaction between charged particles and magnetic fields, and the creation of plasmas and positive ions.  Other topics, including the history of research on charges, are covered in linked pages. This is part of a series of non-mathematical, linked explorations of the Earth's Magnetosphere.
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- Solar System
= Jupiter
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
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© 2001 David P. Stern
Edison effect, electricity, electron, photoelectric effect
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Metadata instance created May 9, 2004 by David Stern
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