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The paper has been sent in line with Professor Egerton's request. The referee made no 'adverse criticism' of the paper but suggested it was not suitable for publication by The Royal Society, as it doesn't constitute an advance in knowledge of this subject.

[Both papers published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1946]

Reference number
RR/67/158
Earliest possible date
1 March 1940
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Typescript

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Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on two papers 'The diffraction of sound pulses I. Diffraction by a semi-infinite plane' and 'The diffraction of sound pulses II. Diffraction by an infinite wedge' by Frederick Gerard Friedlander to A Ferguson, 1 March 1940, RR/67/158, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_158/letter-from-j-d-griffith-davies-assistant-secretary-of-the-royal-society-on-two-papers-the-diffraction-of-sound-pulses-i-diffraction-by-a-semi-infinite-plane-and-the-diffraction-of-sound-pulses-ii-diffraction-by-an-infinite-wedge-by-frederick-gerard-friedlander-to-a-ferguson, accessed on 13 June 2024

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