Reference numberPP/12/13
Previous numbersPP/44/14
TitlePaper, 'Investigations on the spectrum of magnesium. No II' by George Downing Liveing and James Dewar
DescriptionThe authors write: 'Since our last communication on this subject, we have made many additional observations on the spectrum of magnesium under various circumstances, and have arrived at some new results. Speaking generally, we find that differences of temperature, such as we get in the flame of burning magnesium, in the arc, and in the spark, produce less differences in the spectrum than we had before attributed to them.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Spectroscopy

Received 16 May 1888 / 18 May 1888. Read 31 May 1888.

A version of this paper was published in volume 44 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Investigations on the spectrum of magnesium. No. II'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1888.0030
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1468Liveing; George Downing (1827 - 1924)1827 - 1924
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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