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Reference numberPT/14/6
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'On the action of crystallised bodies on homogeneous light, and on the causes of the deviation from Newton's scale in the tints which many of them develope [sic] on exposure to a polarised ray' by J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel
Date[1819]
Description33 manuscript pages and two plates showing polarised rings, tints in crystals, and lenses for viewing crystals.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the action of crystallized bodies on homogeneous light, and on the causes of the deviation from Newton's scale in the tints which many of them develope on exposure to a polarised ray'.

Read 23 December 1819.

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.
Extent35p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0120
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1820.0005
Related records in the cataloguePT/14/6/1
PT/14/6/2
PT/14/6/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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