File:Thomson cathode ray exp.gif

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English: In 1897, JJ Thomson discovered that cathode rays could be deflected by an electric field. The blue line represents the cathode ray, and the yellow field represents the electric field.
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Cathode ray tube in Thomson's experiment

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current15:32, 2 January 2013Thumbnail for version as of 15:32, 2 January 2013452 × 122 (13 KB)KurzonAdded two new frames showing beam bending upwards under a reversed polarity at the plates.
06:43, 17 April 2010Thumbnail for version as of 06:43, 17 April 2010452 × 122 (7 KB)KurzonThickened some lines.
17:35, 16 April 2010Thumbnail for version as of 17:35, 16 April 2010452 × 121 (8 KB)KurzonThickened some lines so that it looks better as a thumbnail.
17:31, 16 April 2010Thumbnail for version as of 17:31, 16 April 2010451 × 121 (6 KB)Kurzon{{Information |Description={{en|1=In 1897, JJ Thomson discovered that cathode rays could be deflected by an electric field. The blue line represents the cathode ray, and the yellow field represents the electric field.}} |Source=Own work |Author=[[User:Ku
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