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On X-ray Diffraction Patterns from Liquids and Colloidal Gels


ON account of the present great interest in the interpretation of X-ray patterns for amorphous substances (broad haloes) it seems desirable to present in a preliminary way a few of the observations made in the present writer's laboratory. These tend to show that very important information of practical bearing can be obtained on rubber and its substitutes, nitrocellulose, gelatine, linseed oil, china wood oil, resins, varnishes, etc. In all cases the films have been measured photometrically so that on the curves the exact centres of the broad bands are easily located.

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