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Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers

Reference number: RR/56/105

Date: 18 January 1936

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Sectional Committee: Chemistry

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Refers to work by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood. Finds issues with the authors' interpretation of the results. Suggests adding an explanatory note regarding the temperature differences between the current work and the work of Cyril Norman Hinshelwood.

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

Endorsed on verso as received 27 January 1936.

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RR/56/105
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18 January 1936
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Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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5 pages
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Manuscript

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Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton

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Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, Second referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'On the thermal decomposition of acetaldehyde and ethylene oxide' by R V Seddon and Morris William Travers, 18 January 1936, RR/56/105, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_56_105/second-referees-report-by-alfred-charles-glyn-egerton-on-a-paper-on-the-thermal-decomposition-of-acetaldehyde-and-ethylene-oxide-by-r-v-seddon-and-morris-william-travers, accessed on 24 July 2024

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