LIV. On the discharge of electricity through exhausted tubes without electrodes

J. J. Thomson
1891 The London Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science  
The chance of the collision in question is proportional to tho relative velocity (v--p cos ~b) ; and in the stationary state the whole gain of energy is zero. Hence In the integration with respect to ~b the odd powers of cos ~b vanish. Hence 2qv P do e-h°'(q v2 --0 ~) = 0 ; so that as in (61) . Terling Place, Witham, August 19~ 1891.
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