Reference numberPP/2/35
Previous numbersPP/34/37
TitlePaper, 'On the refraction of plane polarised light at the surface of a uniaxal crystal. II' by RT [Richard Tetley] Glazebrook
DescriptionGlazebrook writes: 'I have just discovered a source of error which had hitherto escaped my notice, and which seriously affects all the results I have arrived at. I have been using a spectrometer made many years since by Grubb, of Dublin, for the late Dr Robinson, of Armagh, and kindly lent to me by Professor Stokes. A chance observation has showed me that the object-glasses of both collimator and telescope in this instrument are strongly doubly refracting.' Glazebrook's earlier work on the refraction of plane polarised light at the surface of a uniaxal crystal can be found in volume 173 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Crystallography

Received 4 December 1882. Read 14 December 1882.

A version of this paper was published in volume 34 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the refraction of plane polarised light at the surface of a uniaxal crystal. II'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1882.0012
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1882.0055
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
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