The Kaufmann Experiments. Cathy Huml Yao McCormick. The Kaufmann Experiments. Walter Kaufmann (1871-1947) Series of experiments aimed to determine the variation of an electron’s mass with its velocity.
The Kaufmann Experiments
These data still did not show the clear favorite of these two theories, Abraham’s and Lorentz’s.
The best-fit graph favored Lorentz’s theory. It showed that Lorentz’s numbers were more accurate.