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54 manuscript pages and four charts plotting the conducting power of various alloys.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the electric conducting power of alloys'.

Communicated by Prof [Charles] Wheatstone. Received by the Royal Society on 17 November 1859. Read 22 December 1859.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 10, 1860.

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Augustus Matthiessen

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