Reference numberRR/5/125
TitleLetter from George Gabriel Stokes, to Samuel Haughton, regarding a paper 'On the reflexion of polarized light from polished surfaces, transparent and metallic' by Samuel Haughton
Date24 July 1862
DescriptionNot all of the referee's reports were received in time for the meeting of the Council for the matter to be fully discusses, although it was briefly touched upon. The Council were unclear on the reasons the paper was presented for publication after the full experimentations of Jules Jamin. If the author considers their results to be more accurate than Jules Jamin's, the Council would require evidence for this assertion. Some possible points of error and objection were discussed. Request the author responds with his own views on the relation between his results and those of Jules Jamin.

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/5/105
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA2959Haughton; Samuel (1821 - 1897)1821 - 1897
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