Reference numberRR/15/109
TitleReferee's report by George Francis Fitzgerald, on a paper 'Energy of rontgen & becquerel rays and the energy required to produce an ion in gases' by Professor Ernest Rutherford and R K McClung
Date11 July 1900
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions in full. It would be well to state the calories per second whenever this is meant. Similarly on page 19 the heading in the centre should be 'Total Power of the Rays' not 'Total Energy'. Consistent nomenclature should make this paper more intelligible to the reader. In a great many places 'power' might well be substituted for 'energy'. All the illustrations should be reproduced and it is a 'very important paper'.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1901].

Endorsed on verso as received 12 July 1900.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1901.0002
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/110
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7971Fitzgerald; George Francis (1851 - 1901)1851 - 1901
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
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