Reference numberRR/5/277
TitleReferee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'On the relative speed of the electric wave through submarine cables of different lengths, and a unit of speed for comparing electric cables by bisecting the electric wave' by Cromwell Fleetwood Varley
Date16 June 1863
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the method 'exceedingly good' and hopes the author will continue his investigations. Refers to work by Hippolyte Fizeau and Gunelli [?]. The author is conducting more experiments, suggests that these results could be appended to the current paper, but that publication of the curent paper should not be delayed.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1863]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1862.0048 Vol.12 1863
Related records in the catalogueAP.44.16
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
NA8021Varley; Cromwell Fleetwood (1828 - 1883)1828 - 1883
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