Reference numberRR/21/53
TitleReferee's report by Herbert Brereton Baker, on a paper 'The production of neon and helium by the electrical discharge' by John Norman Collie, Hubert Sutton Patterson and Irvine Masson
Date[August 1914]
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The results of the experiments are currently unexplained. Refers to work of Strutt [John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh?] and Merton [Thomas Ralph Merton?]. As the investigations are ongoing and the results unexplained, concurs with the Committee if the Proceedings is a better place for the paper. 'The whole question is one of the greatest interest and importance and something is bound to emerge sooner or later which will leave its mark'.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1914]

Endorsed on verso as received 25 August 1914.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1914.0100 Vol.91 1914
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8111Baker; Herbert Brereton (1862 - 1935)1862 - 1935
NA1392Collie; John Norman (1859 - 1942)1859 - 1942
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