The Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium

The Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium

by R. J. Strutt

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ISBN-13: 9781460937082
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/07/2011
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

IElectric Discharge in High Vacua1
IIDiscovery of Radio-Activity25
IIIThe Properties and Nature of the Radiations50
IVAbsorption and Ionisation87
VThe Changes Occurring in Radio-Active Bodies112
VIRadio-Activity in the Earth and in the Atmosphere143
VIIThe Ultimate Products of Radio-Active Change153
VIIIThe Electrical Theory of the Nature of Matter179
Appendix AExperimental Notes189
Appendix BTheory of the Magnetic and Electrostatic Deflection of the Cathode Rays or the [beta]-Rays of Radio-Active Substances200
Appendix CThe Treatment of Pitchblende Residues on a Large Scale205
Index209

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