Record

Reference numberRR/10/307
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'On the magnetic action of displacement-currents in a dielectric' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson
Date28 March 1889
DescriptionNo clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The author must prove that his observations could not have been reached in any other way. The experiments as they stand are incomplete and inconclusive.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1889]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialdoi:10.1098/rspl.1888.0104 Vol.45 1889
Related records in the catalogueRR/10/305
RR/10/306
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7971Fitzgerald; George Francis (1851 - 1901)1851 - 1901
NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
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