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A repetition of the Trouton-Noble ether drift experiment

Chase, Carl T. (1926) A repetition of the Trouton-Noble ether drift experiment. Physical Review, 28 (2). pp. 378-383. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CHApr26

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Abstract

Experimental reasons are given showing that previous failures of this experiment to detect motion of the earth in the ether have not been conclusive. The experiment has been repeated with apparatus free from the sources of error described and sufficiently sensitive to detect a motion in the ether of 4 km/sec. No such motion was found.


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Additional Information:©1926 The American Physical Society. Received 15 May 1926. The author wishes to express his thanks to Professor P. S. Epstein and Professor S. J. Barnett for advice and suggestions, and to Mr. R. J. Kennedy for participating in the rather tedious work of making observations.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:05 Apr 2006
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