Reference numberPP/20/11
Previous numbersPP/52/11
TitlePaper, 'Note on the spectra of the flames of some metallic compounds' by George Downing Liveing and James Dewar
DescriptionThe authors write: 'A study of the spectra of flames offers many points of interest. It is long since A. Mitscherlich (Poggendorff’s ‘Annalen,’ vol. 116, p. 499; vol. 121, p. 459) showed that the spectra of flames are, for the most part, those of compounds of the elements present, and contain comparatively few rays proceeding directly from the elements them­selves.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Spectroscopy / Chemistry

Received 3 June 1892. Read 16 June 1892.

A version of this paper was published in volume 52 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Note on the spectra of the flames of some metallic compounds'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1892.0058
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1468Liveing; George Downing (1827 - 1924)1827 - 1924
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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