THE experiments of Lord Rayleigh and Prof. Roentgen on the thickness of the invisible films of oil on contaminated water-surfaces led me to repeat these measurements by a somewhat different method, which, may perhaps be worth describing, and at the same time to compare the contaminating effect of various substances.
Proc. of the Royal Society, 1890, vol. xlviii., No. 293, p. 127.
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POCKELS, A. On the Relative Contamination of the Water-Surface by Equal Quantities of Different Substances. Nature 46, 418–419 (1892) doi:10.1038/046418e0
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