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Our Knowledge of the Atomic Constants F, N, m, and h in 1947, and of Other Constants Derivable Therefrom

DuMond, Jesse W. M. and Cohen, E. Richard (1948) Our Knowledge of the Atomic Constants F, N, m, and h in 1947, and of Other Constants Derivable Therefrom. Reviews of Modern Physics, 20 (1). pp. 82-108. ISSN 0034-6861. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.20.82.

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The present paper aims to deal only with a limited portion of the subject, the evaluation of the so-called atomic constants: e the electronic charge, m the electronic mass, and h Planck's constant of action together with certain auxiliary constants intimately associated with them. A number of useful physical constants which can be computed from the above data will also be evaluated.

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Additional Information:© 1948 The American Physical Society. The authors are much indebted to Professor R. T. Birge for pointing out the oversight, in their original manuscript, of his improved results regarding Avogadro's number which are published in his 1945 paper. The numerical values in the present paper have been revised to accord with this result. The authors are deeply indebted to Dr. Birge for help and criticism over a long period. They have relied extensively on his published work and his generous extensive private communications.
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