Reference numberRR/5/105
TitleReport by Samuel Haughton, on his paper 'On the reflexion of polarized light from polished surfaces, transparent and metallic'
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]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1863.0005 Vol.153 1863
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/106
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2959Haughton; Samuel (1821 - 1897)1821 - 1897
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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