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From: Lynge & Søn ILAB-LILA (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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About this Item: Paris, Crochard, 1834. 8vo, Contemp. hcloth. In: "Annales de Chimie et de Physique, Par MM. Gay-Lussac et Arago.", Tome 53. 448 p. (Entire volume offered). Melloni's paper: pp. 5-73. Some scattered browning and brownspots. First printing of Melloni's most importent original memoir on radiant heat, in which field he was a pioneer."He demonstrated that infrared rays, like light, could be reflected, refracted, polarized, and so on. A political exile, Melloni spent several years in Paris, and after returning to Italy served as director of the Vesuvian Observatory. "Melloniís bench," an apparatus fitted with multiple accessories for the study of infrared rays, used a thermopile (thermo-electric battery) as a detector. It became one of the essential instruments in nineteenth-century physics laboratories."Also with original papers by Wöhler, Liebi, Doebereiner etc. Seller Inventory # 50942

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