Mott-Smith, Lewis M. and Daily, Charles R. (1926) The lack of effect of a magnetic field on the dielectric constant of HCl and NO. Physical Review, 28 (5). pp. 976-979. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:MOTpr26
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Using an electron tube method, experiments have been performed to test whether the dielectric constant of HCl and NO gases changes when a strong magnetic field is applied. The magnetic field strength was 4800 gauss and the apparatus was capable of definitely detecting a change in dielectric constant of one part in 100,000. The gases were tested at pressures of from about 2 to 40 cm of mercury, at room temperature, and with the magnetic field both parallel and perpendicular to the electric field. No change was detected under any conditions.
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