Reference numberMS/928/2/142
TitleLetter from Alfonso Sella, Istituto Fisico, Rome, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date16 November 1889
DescriptionIn the course of experiments on diamagnetism, he has difficulty in finding a perfectly elastic thread. Having read Boys's paper on the properties of quartz fibres, he asks if Boys could send some. The fibre would have to bear 6 grammes and should be at least 40 centimetes in length.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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