Reference numberPP/14/18
Previous numbersPP/46/19
TitlePaper, 'Notes on the absorption-spectra of oxygen and some of its compounds' by G D [George Downing] Liveing and J [James] Dewar
DescriptionThe authors write: 'The absorption-spectrum of oxygen has engaged attention not only on account of the important part which that element plays in the world, but because of the remarkable character of that absorption, so strongly marked, exhibiting bands of two essentially different classes, and extremely variable under varying circumstances of condensation and combination. It may be expected that the study of it will reveal something new as to the nature of the molecular changes brought about by different circumstances, physical and chemical.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Spectroscopy

Received 23 May 1889 / 27 May 1889. Read 6 June 1889.

A version of this paper was published in volume 46 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Notes on the absorption-spectra of oxygen and some of its compounds'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1889.0029
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1468Liveing; George Downing (1827 - 1924)1827 - 1924
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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