Reference numberPT/12/13
TitlePaper, 'On the laws of polarisation and double refraction in regularly crystallised bodies' by David Brewster in a letter to the Rt Hon Sir Joseph Banks
Date1 June 1817
Description104 manuscript pages and two plates showing concentric rings of polarised light and refraction of light on various crystal samples.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the laws of polarisation and double refraction in regularly crystallized bodies. By David Brewster, LL. D. F. R. S. Lond. and Edin. In a letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. G. C. B. P. R. S'.

Written by Brewster in Denlaw. Read 15 January 1818.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0083
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1818.0015
Related records in the cataloguePT/12/13/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7450Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher1781 - 1868
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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