Reference numberRR/15/118
TitleReferee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'The diffusion of ions produced in air by the action of a radio-active substance, ultra-violet light & point discharges' by John Sealy Edward Townsend
DateJune 1900
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions in full. There are a few misprints in the manuscript. The author's attention should be drawn to their existence when the proofs are sent. All the illustrations should be reproduced. The author nowhere states the precise nature of his radio-active substance, nor does he indicate its provenance. He should be requested to furnish this information since radio-active substances vary considerably in their properties.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1922].

Endorsed on verso as received 11 June 1900.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1900.0028
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/117
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
NA2902Townsend; Sir; John Sealy Edward (1868 - 1957)1868 - 1957
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