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The Isolation of an Ion, a Precise Measurement of its Charge, and the Correction of Stokes Law


Lancaster, PA and Ithaca, NY: The Physical Review 1911. First Edition. vi, 646 pages. Small 4to. Red cloth binding. Bump to the base of the spine panel, lower corners bumped. Clean internally. Very Good. Cloth. [20147]


Entire Volume 32 of the Physical Review offered with Jan-June 1911 issues bound in. The article "The Isolation of an Ion, a Precise Measurement of its Charge, and the Correction of Stokes Law" is found on pp 349-397 and is the 'First conclusive measurement of the charge of the electron'. R. A. Millikan was awarded Nobel prize for Physics in 1923 'for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photo-electric effect' (see Ezhela, et al, Particle Physics, One Hundred Years of Discoveries: An Annotated Chronological Bibliography, p 31)

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