Reference numberRR/68/508
TitleReferee's report by Cecil Reginald Burch, on two papers 'The topography of crystal faces - I. The topography of a (100) face of a left-handed quartz crystal' and 'The topography of crystal faces - II. The topography of cleavage faces of mica and selenite' by Samuel Tolansky
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics

Recommended for publication in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, rather than the Proceedings, due to the large number of illustrations. If judges on the opical part, this might be published by the Physical Society, but as the paper also deals with crystals, and the application of the results, it should be published by the Royal Society. Suggests changing the wording of the summary to improve clarification. Refers to work of John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh. Suggests giving further details of the apparatus used. Suggests some deletions in the footnotes.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies no.

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

No received date.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1943.0038 Vol.184 1945
DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1943.0039 Vol.184 1945
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6596Burch; Cecil Reginald (1901 - 1983)1901 - 1983
NA6395Tolansky; Samuel (1907 - 1973)1907 - 1973
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