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On the elliptic polarization of light by reflexion from metallic surfaces. with: FOWNES, George (1815-1849). An account of the artificial formation of a vegeto-alkali. with: FOWNES. On benzoline, a new organic salt-base from bitter almond oil.

POWELL, Baden (1796-1860).

Published by Richard and John E. Taylor, 1845]., Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 135, Part II. [London:, 1845
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300 x 234 mm. 4to. Pages 253-262; 263-267; 269-282. 4 tables, 1 lithographic plate; numerous tables. Dis-bound. The most notable [of Powell's experimental work] was the investigation of the dispersion of light (described in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society between 1835 and 1838), which he used to support the wave theory as treated by Cauchy." DSB, XI, pp. 115-116. See: DNB, XVI, p. 239. George Fownes's "most notable achievement was the isolation of two new organic bases. In 1845 . he isolated benzoline (hydrobenzamide) from the oil of bitter almonds." - DSB. Fownes received the Ph.D. in 1839 from the University of Giessen under Liebig. He died in 1849 of tuberculosis. - DSB, V, pp. 103-104. Bookseller Inventory # S4275

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Title: On the elliptic polarization of light by ...

Publisher: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1845]., Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 135, Part II. [London:

Publication Date: 1845

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