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On the Action of Light on Selenium In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol XXV No 172
Taylor and Francis. PAPERBACK. London, 1876. 8vo, wraps, (90) - 176 pp. Entire issue offered. The scarce first issue of the the first paper demonstrating that electricity could be derived from light. Adams and Day conducted experiments using candles to measure the effect on selenium. The field of photovoltaics (then called photoelectrics) was in its infancy, with the first research on the subject published four years earlier. Quite scarce in the original wraps. Tear to front wrap, contents excellent, good to very good condition overall. . Good. 1876. First Edition.
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