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Condensation Nuclei1

Nature volume 74, pages 619621 (18 October 1906) | Download Citation



PROF. Barus has written more upon the subject of condensation nuclei than any other physicist. In the present memoir, as in those which have preceded it, he arrives at conclusions which are not in agreement with the work of others who have investigated the properties of ions and nuclei. If his investigations are to be trusted, the determinations which have hitherto been made of the charge carried by the ions by means of the condensation method must be regarded as quite untrustworthy. The matter is of sufficient importance, therefore, to justify an examination of Prof. Barus's methods.

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