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2016-02-11T10:14:07+05:30
Gold foil has the least width, i.e. it is the thinnest foil formed from metals.

Rutherford used gold foil because he needed to explain that there is a dense nucleus at the center of the atom, which he did by passing alpha particles through gold foil which then deflected when it striked the nucleus.
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2016-02-11T10:42:29+05:30


Rutherford selected gold foil because is has a very thin layer


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