Reference numberPP/23/5
Previous numbersPP/55/6
TitlePaper, 'On copper electrolysis in vacuo' by William Gannon
CreatorGannon; William (fl 1893)
DescriptionGannon writes: 'The following research upon the electrolysis of copper sulphate in vacuo was commenced nearly two years ago, at the suggestion of Dr. Schuster, and the experiments were made in the Physical Laboratory of the Owens College. The electrolysis of copper salts is interesting, not only theoretically as affording a verification of Faraday’s Law of Electrolytes, but also practically on account of its constant use in the graduation of current-measuring instruments, such as tangent galvanometers and ammeters. It is known that copper sulphate in solution does not conform rigorously to the simple form in which Faraday’s law is generally expressed.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Physics

Received 14 November 1893. Read 7 December 1893. Communicated by Arthur Schuster.

A version of this paper was published in volume 55 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On copper electrolysis in Vacuo'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1894.0014
Related records in the cataloguePP/23/6
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
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