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Faraday’s lecture on gold

The optical effects of fine particles

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“I have been occupying myself with gold this summer; I did not feel head-strong enough for stronger things. This work has been of the Mountain and Mouse fashion; and if I ever publish it and it comes to your sight I dare say you will think so.”

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Mogerman, W.D. Faraday’s lecture on gold. Gold Bull 7, 22–24 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03215030

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