Reference numberRR/15/289
TitleReferee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'On anaomalous dispersion' by Robert Williams Wood
Date21 June 1901
DescriptionSectional Committee: not stated.

Recommended for publication in Proceedings or Philosophical Transactions. The paper is excellent, of great experimental interest and well worthy of publication. The difficulty concerns the coloured diagram. This might be reproduced by the three-colour process, which would be the cheapest method. However it is too small for the quarto Transactions, and unless it is cut down, too small for the Proceedings. It might be reduced laterally for that purpose. Suggests how the various other figures ought best be reproduced culminating in; seven simple zinc blocks printed in the text, two plates of half tone blocks, and one coloured plate reproduced by the three-colour process.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1901].

Endorsed on recto as received 21 June 1901.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1901.0096
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
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