Reference numberNLB/66/229
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p130
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Sidney] Chapman
Date20 March 1924
DescriptionAsks for Sidney Chapman to suggest a referee or read the paper communicated by Richardson. The paper is 'The quantum theory and the dielectric constant' by [John] H. Jones, Jeans has read the article and although criticises it for having irrelevant calculations for the experiment, sees it as an interesting and useful piece of work for publication. Mentions the use of Epstein's analysis of the atomic system in the electric field for calculation of the dielectric constant.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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