Reference numberPP/4/20
Previous numbersPP/36/20
TitlePaper, 'On a new method of generating electricity' by J A Kendall
CreatorKendall; J A (fl 1883)
DescriptionKendall writes: 'In 1863 Deville and Troost announced their discovery that certain metals were permeable by hydrogen at a red heat. This discovery, as is well known, was verified by Graham, who made extended researches on the subject. A bout three years ago it occurred to the author that a red-hot platinum plate, through which hydrogen was passing, might be made to serve as an element of a galvanic combination, and early in 1881 some experiments were tried with this object.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Electricity

Received 30 December 1883. Read 28 December 1883. Communicated by George Gabriel Stokes.

A version of this paper was published in volume 36 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On a new method of generating electricity'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1883.0101
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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