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An Emanation from Sodium

Nature volume 78, page 79 (28 May 1908) | Download Citation

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DURING the course of some experiments upon the contact potential difference between the alkali metals and glass. I noticed that a freshly cut piece of sodium rapidly discharged an electroscope.

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    • CHARLES E. S. PHILLIPS

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