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Reference numberRR/5/105
LevelItem
TitleReport by Samuel Haughton, on his paper 'On the reflexion of polarized light from polished surfaces, transparent and metallic'
Date[1862]
DescriptionRemarks are in reply to the report of George Gabriel Stokes [RR/5/106]. Counters apparent claims made in the paper. Does not have a copy of the paper to hand to check the exact wording used. Clarifies the intended use of the phrase 'coefficient of reflexion' [sic]. Refers to work by Jules Jamin, to which the current paper is compared. Refers to work by Augustin-Louis Cauchy. Apologises for not providing fuller reference to the work of Jules Jamin, but assumed that those interested in the subject would be fully familiar with his experiments. Provides a table of evidence for appending to the final table in the paper.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863]
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1863.0005 Vol.153 1863
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/106
RR/5/125
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2959Haughton; Samuel (1821 - 1897)1821 - 1897
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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