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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz, who previously gave a different method of calculation. The method proposed by the current paper is not sufficiently different to warrant publication.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Endorsed on verso as received 8 March 1898.

Reference number
RR/14/41
Earliest possible date
07 March 1898
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Joseph John Thomson

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Joseph John Thomson, Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'An extension of Maxwell's electro-magnetic theory of light to include dispersion, metallic reflection, and allied phenomena' by Edwin Edser, 07 March 1898, RR/14/41, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_41/referees-report-by-joseph-john-thomson-on-a-paper-an-extension-of-maxwells-electro-magnetic-theory-of-light-to-include-dispersion-metallic-reflection-and-allied-phenomena-by-edwin-edser, accessed on 14 June 2024

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