Measurement of Radiant Energy


THE successive chapters of this book deal with fundamental ideas ; sources of radiation ; principles of analysis ; spectrometers, general and particular ; thermal, photo-electric and photographic measurement ; densitometers ; galvanometers ; spectrophotometry ; pyrometry ; photometry ; special problems. Many of these topics are each the subject of treatises as long as this book ; accordingly it was necessary for the editorial committee to decide exactly what was the gap in the literature that they proposed to fill.

Measurement of Radiant Energy

Edited by W. E. Forsythe. Contributors:— Charles G. Abbot, Elliot Q. Adams, Loyal B. Aldrich, Ernest F. Barker, Bentley T. Barnes, William W. Coblentz, Paul H. Dike, Gustave Fassin, William E. Forsythe, Kasson S. Gibson, George R. Harrison, Herbert E. Ives, Loyd A. Jones, Lewis R. Koller, Henry F. Kurtz, A. Herman Pfund, Bartholomew J. Spence, Donald C. Stockbarger, A. Hadley Taylor, Willibald Weniger, Archie G. Worthing. Prepared under the direction of A. C. Hardy, Herbert E. Ives, and W. E. Forsythe. Pp. xiv + 452. (New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1937.) 30s.

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CAMPBELL, N. Measurement of Radiant Energy. Nature 140, 828–829 (1937).

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