Physical Review Volume 28

Physical Review Volume 28

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... for Vol. II. In this edition, the book has been much enlarged. The Principles of Alternating Currents. By Edgar T. Larner. Pp. viii + i36. New York, D. Van Nostrand Company, i908. (Received.) Die clektrischen Eigenschaften und die Bedeutung des Selcns fur die Elektrotechnik. By Dr. Chr. Ries. Pp. i + 86. Berlin, Nikolassee, Administration derFachzeitschrift, der Mechaniker, i908. (Received.) Histoire du Developpemcnt de La Chimie Depuis Lavoisier Jusqu-a Nos Jours. By A. Ladenburg. Traduit sur la 4 edition allemande by A. Corvisky. Librairie Scientifique, A. Hermann & Fils. i909. (Received.) THE PHYSICAL REVIEW. COLLOIDAL SOLUTIONS, AND THE REFRACTIVE INDICES OF GOLD, PLATINUM AND SILVER. By B. J. Spence. Introduction. DURING the last few decades, there have appeared from time to time articles dealing with the question of the optical properties of turbid media. It will be seen from the brief abstracts of these papers which form the introduction to the present article, that the theoretical conclusions at which the various writers arrive seem to indicate that the transmission of light by a turbid medium should be a simple function of the period of the light. The theories have been tested in a number of instances in the somewhat narrow range of wave-lengths comprising the visible spectrum, with the result that while some investigators have found agreement between theory and experiment, others have reported disagreement. The object of the present investigation has been to supplement the existing data obtained in the visible spectrum by extending the field of investigation as far as possible into the infra-red region of the spectrum. The pioneer work of a theoretical character is due to Lord Rayleigh,1 who deduced an expression for the...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696442X
  • 9781236964427