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Problem: Thomson’s cathode-ray tube (Figure 2.4 in the textbook) and the mass spectrometer (Figure 2.11 in the textbook) both involve the use of electric or magnetic fields to deflect charged particles. What are the charged particles involved in each of these experiments?

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These particles were emitted by the negatively charged cathode and repelled by the negative terminal of an electric field. 

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Thomson’s cathode-ray tube (Figure 2.4 in the textbook) and the mass spectrometer (Figure 2.11 in the textbook) both involve the use of electric or magnetic fields to deflect charged particles. What are the charged particles involved in each of these experiments?

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