THE most important question whether Röntgen rays are to be considered as falling into the domain of light, or whether they are something else, has occupied so many minds, that the literature on this subject has grown enormously; but is it settled yet whether they are transversal waves of very small wave-length, or longitudinal waves, or vortex motion of the ether, or longitudinal impulses, or due to electromagnetic dispersion, or radiant matter?
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VOSMAER, A., ORTT, F. Röntgen Ray Theory. Nature 56, 316 (1897). https://doi.org/10.1038/056316a0
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