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Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on two papers 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part V.—The charging up of hot surfaces' by J C Stimson, and 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces. Part VI.—A gold surface catalysing the combustion of carbonic oxide' by George Ingle Finch and B W Bradford

Reference number: RR/48/81

Date: 1933

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Sectional Committee: Chemistry

No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Finds the investigations doubtful and the method 'ill adapted'. Criticises the experimental methods.

[Both papers published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London' A, 1934]

No received date.

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RR/48/81
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1933
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Owen Willans Richardson, Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on two papers 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces during the adsorption of gases. Part V.—The charging up of hot surfaces' by J C Stimson, and 'The electrical condition of hot surfaces. Part VI.—A gold surface catalysing the combustion of carbonic oxide' by George Ingle Finch and B W Bradford, 1933, RR/48/81, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_48_81/referees-report-by-owen-willans-richardson-on-two-papers-the-electrical-condition-of-hot-surfaces-during-the-adsorption-of-gases-part-vthe-charging-up-of-hot-surfaces-by-j-c-stimson-and-the-electrical-condition-of-hot-surfaces-part-via-gold-surface-catalysing-the-combustion-of-carbonic-oxide-by-george-ingle-finch-and-b-w-bradford, accessed on 25 May 2024

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