Reference numberPP/17/15
Previous numbersPP/49/17
TitlePaper, 'On the influence of pressure on the spectra of flames' by G D [George Downing] Liveing and J [James] Dewar
DescriptionThe authors write: 'We have already described (‘Phil. Trans.,' A, 1888) the remarkable spectrum of the oxy-hydrogen flame burning at the ordinary atmospheric pressure. Recently we have examined the spectrum of the same flame at various pressures: hydrogen burning in excess of oxygen up to a pressure of 40 atmospheres, and oxygen in excess of hydrogen up to a pressure of 2.5 atmospheres,, also, that of the mixed gases burning in carbonic acid gas.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Chemistry / Spectroscopy

Received 22 January 1891. Read 19 February 1891.

A version of this paper was published in volume 49 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the influence of pressure on the spectra of flames'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1888.0002
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1890.0086
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1468Liveing; George Downing (1827 - 1924)1827 - 1924
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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