What are canal rays?

 

Answer

  • Canal rays were discovered experimentally by E. Goldstein.
  • Canal rays (or anode rays) are streams of positively charged particles which move towards the negative electrode (cathode) in a discharge tube when high voltage electricity is passed through a gas at very low pressure taken in the discharge tube.
  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 4 Class 9 - Structure of Atom (Term 2)

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