Measurements on the Index of Refraction of Air for Wave Lengths from 2218 A to 9000 A

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Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over measurements of air refraction. Comparison of older studies of this kind is presented. As stated in the introduction, "a brief review of the objects, experimental methods, and results of these earlier investigations will assist in explaining the purpose of this additional investigation on the index of refraction and dispersion of air described in detail in this paper" (p. 698). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.

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697-740 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Meggers, W. F. & Peters, Chauncey G. 1918.

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Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over measurements of air refraction. Comparison of older studies of this kind is presented. As stated in the introduction, "a brief review of the objects, experimental methods, and results of these earlier investigations will assist in explaining the purpose of this additional investigation on the index of refraction and dispersion of air described in detail in this paper" (p. 698). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.

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697-740 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Meggers, W. F. & Peters, Chauncey G. Measurements on the Index of Refraction of Air for Wave Lengths from 2218 A to 9000 A, report, 1918; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66540/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.