The Electron

  • Hermann Haken
  • Hans Christoph Wolf
Part of the Advanced Texts in Physics book series (ADTP)


The name “electron”, which is derived from the Greek word for amber, was coined by the English physicist Stoney in 1894.


Neutron Beam Helium Atom Atomic Beam Fresnel Zone Atomic Interferometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
    • 1
  • Hans Christoph Wolf
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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