On Fluorescence Absorption

  title={On Fluorescence Absorption},
  author={J. Burke},
IT is desirable to direct attention to Prof. R. W. Wood's most important paper in the Philosophical Magazine for December, 1908, on a method of showing fluorescent absorption directly if it exists; but it seems certain that he has, at the end, drawn a conclusion from his experiments the very opposite, as I venture to think, to that to which they really lead. He compares the light apparently transmitted by a fluorescent body when fluorescence is, and is not, taking place, and finds that there is… CONTINUE READING