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A Quantum Relation in Large Scale Electric Wave Phenomena

Nature volume 119, page 234 (12 February 1927) | Download Citation

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IT is well known that associated with a medium containing free electrons of mass m and charge e there is a definite critical frequency o where o2 = Ne2/m. This frequency is characterised by the fact that electric waves of frequency less than o cannot travel through the medium.

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  1. Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Marconi Works, Chelmsford.

    • T. L. ECKERSLEY

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