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Paper, 'A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field' by J [James] Clerk Maxwell

Reference number: PT/72/7

Date: 1864

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84 manuscript pages including one figure.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field'.

Received by the Royal Society on 27 October 1864. Read 8 December 1864.

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 13, 1864.

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PT/72/7
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1864
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84 pages
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Manuscript

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James Clerk Maxwell

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