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Scientific papers of Arthur Holly Compton : x-rays and other studies / edited and with an introduction by Robert S. Shankland.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1973.
ISBN 0226114309, 9780226114309

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Subjects Physics.
Description xxix, 777 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes "Bibliography of Compton's scientific works": pages 763-773.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1913: A laboratory method of demonstrating the earth's rotation -- 1915: A determination of latitude, azimuth, and the length of the day independent of astronomical observations ; Watching the earth revolve ; The distribution of the electrons in atoms ; The variation of the specific heat of solids with temperature -- 1916: A physical study of the thermal conductivity of solids ; On the location of the thermal energy of solids ; A recording x-ray spectrometer, and the high frequency spectrum of Tugsten -- 1917: The intensity of x-ray reflection, and the distribution of the electrons in atoms ; The reflection coefficient of monochromatic x-rays from rock salt and calcite ; The nature of the ultimate magnetic particle (with Oswald Rognley) -- 1918: The size and shape of the electron ; The non-molecular structure of solids ; Note on the grating space of calcite and the x-ray spectrum of gallium -- 1919: The law of absorption of high frequency radiation (abstract) ; The size and shape of the electron: I. The scattering of high frequency radiation ; A sensitive modification of the quadrant electrometer: its theory and use (with K.T. Compton) ; The size and shape of the electron: II. The absorption of high frequency radiation ; Radio-activity and gravitation -- 1920: A photoelectric photometer ; Cathode fall in neon ; Radioactivity and the gravitational field ; Is the atom the ultimate magnetic particle? -- 1921: The absorption of gamma rays by magnetized iron ; Classical electrodynamics and the dissipation of x-ray energy ; Possible magnetic polarity of free electrons -- The elementary particle of positive electricity ; The degradation of gamma-ray energy ; The wave-length of hard gamma rays ; The magnetic electron ; Secondary high frequency radiation ; The polarization of secondary x-rays ; A possible origin of the defect of the combination principle in x-rays ; The softening of secondary x-rays -- 1922: The width of x-ray spectrum lines -- The spectrum of secondary x-rays ; The intensity of x-ray reflection from powdered crystals ; Secondary radiations produced by x-rays ; Radiation a form of matter -- 1923: The luminous efficiency of gases excited by electric discharge ; A quantum theory of the scattering of x-rays by light elements ; The total reflexion of x-rays ; Recoil of electrons from scattered x-rays ; Absorption measurements of the change of wave-length accompanying the scattering of x-rays ; The spectrum of scattered x-rays ; The quantum integral and diffraction by a crystal -- 1924: A quantum theory of uniform rectilinear motion ; Scattering of x-ray quanta and the J phenomena ; A measurement of the polarization of secondary x-rays ; The recoil of electrons from scattered x-rays ; The wave-length of molybdenum K[alpha] rays when scattered by light elements ; The scattering of x-rays ; A general quantum theory of the wave-length of scattered x-rays -- 1925: The effect of a surrounding box on the spectrum of scattered x-rays ; Measurements of [beta]-rays associated with scattered x-rays ; The density of rock salt and calcite ; The grating space of calcite and rock salt ; On the mechanism of x-ray scattering -- Directed quanta of scattered x-rays ; X-ray spectra from a ruled reflection grating ; Light waves or light bullets? -- 1926: Electron distribution in sodium chloride -- 1927: X-rays as a branch of optics ; Coherence of the reflected x-rays from crystals -- 1928: On the interaction between radiation and electrons ; Some experimental difficulties with the electromagnetic theory of radiation ; The spectrum and state of polarization of fluorescent x-rays ; The corpuscular properties of light -- 1929: An attempt to detect a unidirectional effect of x-rays ; A new wave-length standard for x-rays ; The efficiency of production of fluorescent x-rays ; What things are made of: I and II ; Compton effect -- 1930: The determination of electron distributions form measurements of scattered x-rays ; Scattering of x-rays and the distribution of electrons in helium -- 1931: Electron distribution in argon, and the existence of zero point energy ; The optics of x-rays ; A precision x-ray spectrometer and the wave length of Mo K[alpha]₁ ; The uncertainty principle and free well ; Assault on atoms -- 1934: The appearance of atoms as determined by X-ray scattering -- 1935: Incoherent scattering and the concept of discrete electrons -- 1936: Scattering of x-rays by a spinning electron -- 1937: An alternative interpretation of Jauncey's "heavy electron" spectra -- 1940: What we have learned from scattered x-rays ; Physical differences between types of penetrating radiation -- 1945: Modern physics and the discovery of x-rays -- 1946: The scattering of x-ray photons -- 1952: Man's awareness and the limits of physical science -- 1956: The world of science in the late eighteenth century and today -- 1961: The scattering of x-rays as particles -- Appendix 1: A.H. Compton and O.W. Richardson -- Appendix 2: An exchange of letters between A.H. Compton and Gordon Ferrie Hull -- Appendix 3: The Compton experiment / by Albert Einstein.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)962635
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WorldCat Identities Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962.
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