THE SPECTROSCOPY OF X-RAYS. Manne Siegbahn.

THE SPECTROSCOPY OF X-RAYS

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. A classic of scientific literature, summarizing Siegbahn's discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy. In particular, he developed apparatus and methods for improving accuracy when mapping x-ray spectra. This advance proved important in the development of atomic and quantum physics. Siegbahn (1886-1978) was awarded the 1924 Nobel Prize in Physics. From the library of Franz Sondheimer, the German-born scientist who, with Robert Burns Woodward, was the first to completely synthesize a nonaromatic steroid, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Octavo: xii, 287, [1] p. with numerous textual illustrations. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. Period previous owner's ink signature to the title page. The spine is sun faded, with some minor bumping and wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #73525

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