Reference numberRR/15/307
TitleReferee's report by Arnold William Reinold, on a paper 'Electro-molecular wave' by Jagadis Chunder Bose
Date23 April 1902
DescriptionSectional Committee: not stated.

He returns Burch's report and letter. He agrees that the title of the paper is open to criticism and the modified title that the author proposes, 'On Electromotive wave in molecularly [or mechanically] disturbed metals immersed in Electrolyte', is not a great improvement.
He thinks the author has proved that his results are not due to polarization. In reply to Burch's criticism, the author has found that zinc in zinc sulphate solution gives results of the same character as zinc.

Thinks the title of the paper suggested by Burch would be misleading as the observed effects are not due to torsion but to agitation of the particles produced by tapping or by to and fro twisting. Regarding some of Burch's other criticisms it must be remembered that the author is not English. An Englishman would have presented his results 'in a different manner'.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1902].

Endorsed on recto as received 24 April 1902.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1902.0029
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/303
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6252Reinold; Arnold William (1843 - 1921)1843 - 1921
NA7962Bose; Sir; Jagadis Chunder (1858 - 1937)1858 - 1937
NA1360Burch; George James (1852 - 1914); professor of physics1852 - 1914
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