Reference numberRR/16/257
TitleReferee's report by John Sealy Edward Townsend, on a paper 'Polarised röntgen radiation' by Charles Glover Barkla
Date6 February 1905
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions in full and without modification. All the illustrations should be reproduced. The experimental work seems very carefully conducted and the principles of the method used for detecting polarisation is interesting and original. The degree of polarisation is interesting and smaller than would be expected from the originally accepted theory of Rontgen rays, but the experimental evidence brought forward to show that there is some polarisation is very convincing.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1905].

Endorsed on verso as received 8 February 1905.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1905.0013
Related records in the catalogueRR/16/257
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2902Townsend; Sir; John Sealy Edward (1868 - 1957)1868 - 1957
NA6031Barkla; Charles Glover (1877 - 1944)1877 - 1944
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