Materials: Metals and Non-Metals

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various models of atoms


Thomson’s model of atom

It is first model of the atom given by JJ Thomson in 1904 soon after the discovery of electron and before the discovery of nucleus.

It is also known as plum pudding model.


Rutherford Model of atom

This model was given by Ernest Rutherford in 1911 after the discovery of nucleus with the help of gold foil experiment.


Bohr’s model of atom

It was given by Niels Bohr in 1915. In this model atom is supposed to be like solar system.


Quantum model of atom

It is the final model of atom based on  some theories it is not given by a single person.

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