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Rigidity of Liquids


As was reported by us in a recent note>1>, the monochromatic radiations of the zinc arc, namely, 4680, 4722, 4810 A., diffused longitudinally by liquid glycerine at 26° C., revealed, on either side of the primary lines, the presence of sharply defined displaced components in the spectrum of the scattered light. The spectral shifts of these components is 0.52 cm.>–1>, corresponding to a modulation frequency of 1.53 × 10>10> sec.>–1>.

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  1. Raman, C. V., and Venkateswaran, C. S., NATURE, 142, 791 (1938).

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  2. Clerk Maxwell, "Scientific Papers", Vol. 2, "Dynamical Theory of Gases", 31.

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RAMAN, C., VENKATESWARAN, C. Rigidity of Liquids. Nature 143, 798–799 (1939).

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