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Rutherford's experiment, which established the nuclear model of an atom, used a beam of :

a
β-particles, which impinged on a metal foil and get absorbed.
b
γ-rays, which impinged on a metal foil and ejected electron
c
Helium atoms, which impinged on a metal foil and got scattered. ·
d
Helium nuclei, which impinged on a metal foil and got scattered.

detailed solution

Correct option is D

In his experiment Rutherford used beam of helium nuclei, which impinged on the metal foil and got scattered. So, option D is correct choice.

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