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The two papers that he communicated can be printed for government use, though not published at present. Thanks him for his 'long and helpful' report on a paper by Payman and Shepard.

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

Reference number
RR/67/167
Earliest possible date
02 May 1940
Physical description
Letter on paper and copy of letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
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 Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, 02 May 1940, RR/67/167, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_167/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-geoffrey-ingram-taylor, accessed on 13 June 2024

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