Ionisation by Spraying

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IN a paper published in the Philosophical Magazine (February) I noted that positive and negative ions could be observed in large quantities by an Ebert apparatus if fine spray from water were produced profusely in its neighbourhood. Whilst much work has been done in connection with electrification caused by the bubbling of air through water and the splashing of drops, the effects due to spray do not appear to have received much attention.

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