Reference numberNLB/60/486
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p273
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent; to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook, Chairman of the Physics Committee and FRS
Date15 February 1921
DescriptionInforms Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook that [Charles Herbert] Lees reported favourably on the paper by Waran, 'A new form of interferometer', and asks whether it should be passed under Standing Order 43. Notes that two other papers have recently been received, one by Merton, 'Spectrophotometry in the visible and ultraviolet spectrum', and one by Datta, 'The vacuum arc spectra of sodium and potassium'. Notes that both seem valuable, and asks whether they should also be passed under Standing Order 43.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA688Lees; Charles Herbert (1864 - 1952)1864 - 1952
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