Reference numberNLB/38/671
Alternative reference numberNLB/38 p424
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date20 October 1908
DescriptionProfessor William Mitchison Hicks' report on a paper by [James] de Graaf Hunter on 'Apparatus for Measurement of the Defining Powers of Objectives' has been received. He doubts whether the publications of the Royal Society should be used 'fur instrumenten kunde'. The paper would have been more suitable if the author had applied it to measure the intensity distribution in some diffraction pattern, and compared with theory, or if he had actually carried out the work he suggests on the measurement of visibility fringes.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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