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Reference numberMS/928/2/155
LevelItem
TitleLetter from George Gabriel Stokes, Lensfield Cottage, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date11 November 1890
DescriptionThanks Boys for his letter and mention of what he has observed. Hopes Boys will allow him to keep the quartz fibres a little longer. The number of bands Stokes has observed was greater when seen by what he thinks is transmission. The plane was perpendicular to, not parallel, to the fibre. He means to try the experiment with the double image prism. He beleives that the difference between the two spectra was due to the diference in direction by which the rays entered the eye.
Extent1p.
FormatTypescript
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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