Reference numberPT/67/6/2
TitlePlate, transmission apparatus and variations of received current by unknown artist
DescriptionFigures 1-3 showing two diagrams of parts of Jenkin's apparatus composed of coils, a cable, a battery, a Morse key, a galvanometer, earth plates, and a mirror, as well as a diagram of the variations in received current when dots are sent regularly through a fully discharged cable.

Subject: Physics / Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experimental researches on the transmission of electric signals through submarine cables.─Part I. Laws of transmission through various lengths of one cable'.

Communicated by C [Charles] Wheatstone. Received by the Royal Society on 20 May 1862. Read 19 June 1862.
Physical descriptionInk diagrams on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1862.0043
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1862.0041
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/126
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7979Jenkin; Henry Charles Fleeming (1833 - 1885); engineer and electrician1833 - 1885
NA7559Wheatstone; Sir; Charles (1802 - 1875); physicist1802 - 1875
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