Some Colouring Agents in Glasses and Glazes1

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THE colouring agents of glasses and glazes are very many; moreover, several of these agents can impart colour to glasses or glazes in what may be described as different ways. An explanation which would include all our present knowledge of the behaviour of any one of them would occupy a long time. I have chosen two colouring materials, copper and iron, and propose to deal with some of the effects which can be produced by them and their compounds. I should like also to make a few remarks on certain effects which can be produced by radiations such as ultra-violet light, X-rays, and gamma-rays from radioactive materials.

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JACKSON, H. Some Colouring Agents in Glasses and Glazes1. Nature 120, 264–266 (1927). https://doi.org/10.1038/120264a0

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