On the Relative Contamination of the Water-Surface by Equal Quantities of Different Substances

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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.

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    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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