By: ELSTER, Johann Philipp Ludwig Julius (1854-1920) & F. K. Hans GEITEL (1855-1923).
In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Neue Folge, Band 55, No. 5, 1895. Leipzig:, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1895.: 1895
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222 x 154 mm. 8vo. Pages (684)-700. [Entire volume: viii, 224, xviii, (225)-744 pp.] 2 figs., 1 table. Quarter cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine. Blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington Solar Observatory. Fine. Elster and Geitel conducted a series of twenty investigations on the photoelectric effect beginning in 1889. "By use of a photocathode of a fluid, absolutely smooth potassium-sodium alloy, the dependence of the photoelectric current on the polarization of the light was discovered" by them. "The Elster-Geitel photocell was for decades the photometric instrument... View More...