Properties of Selenium


IN a letter headed “Anomalous behaviour of Selenium,” which appeared in NATURE (vol. xii., p. 187), Mr. Gordon states that “it has lately been observed that the electrical resistance of selenium is greater in light than in the dark.” I am anxious to learn where an account of this remarkable observation is to be found.

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MOSS, R. Properties of Selenium. Nature 12, 291 (1875).

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