Reference numberRR/59/61
TitleReferee's report by John Sealy Edward Townsend, on two papers 'Ionization, excitation, and chemical reaction in uniform electric fields I - The Townsend coefficient of ionization' and 'Ionization, excitation, and chemical reaction in uniform electric fields II-The energy balance and energy efficiencies for the principal electron processes in hydrogen' by K G Emeléus, R Winstanley Lunt and C A Meek
Date[December 1935]
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Gives thorough criticism of the papers and conclusions drawn. Finds part II especially to contain nothing new. Refers to work of Nevill Francis Mott, Harrie Stewart Wilson Massey, Robert Bigham Brode, John Sealy Edward Townsend, F Lloyd Jones, P Johnson, J E Keyston, Frans Michel Penning, F B Pidduck and Rudolf Seeliger.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on verso as received 21 December 1935.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1936.0156 Vol.156 1936
DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1936.0185 Vol.157 1936
Related records in the catalogueRR/59/60
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NA2902Townsend; Sir; John Sealy Edward (1868 - 1957)1868 - 1957
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