Reference numberRR/68/23
TitleReferee's report by John Desmond Bernal, on three papers 'Molecular structure and rubber-like elasticity I. The crystal structures of ß gutta-percha, rubber and polychloroprene', 'Molecular structure and rubber-like elasticity II. The stereochemistry of chain polymers' and 'Molecular structure and rubber-like elasticity - III. Molecular movements in rubber-like polymers' by Charles William Bunn
DescriptionSectional Committee: Chemistry

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', if shortened.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies that this is unlikely. Part III contains information which might be useful in relation to synthetic polymers, but it would be up to a specilaist in synthetic rubbers to determine of this might be of use to the enemy. Considers that it might take ten years to get practical results.

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

No received date.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E)
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0024 Vol.180 1942
DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0025 Vol.180 1942
DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0026 Vol.180 1942
Related records in the catalogueRR/68/24
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8040Bernal; John Desmond (1901 - 1971)1901 - 1971
NA173Bunn; Charles William (1905 - 1990)1905 - 1990
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