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The Journal of Research of NIST and its predecessors report NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of: physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology.

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Volume 23

 ISSN: 0091-0635

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6

Issue 1 July 1939


X-ray diffraction patterns of Hevea, Manihot, and other rubbers, p. 1
Clark, G.L.; Gross, S.T.; Smith, W.H.

Properties of air-setting refractory-bonding mortars of the wet type, p. 7
Heindl, R.A.; Pendergast, W.L.

A sensitive pyramidal-diamond tool for indentation measurements, p. 39
Knoop, F.; Peters, C.G.; Emerson, W.B.

Rate of oxidation of steels as determined from interference colors of oxide films, p. 63
McAdam, D.J.; Geil, G.W.

Pressure displacements in the second spectrum of iron, p. 125
Humphreys, C.J.

Detection of radioactive contamination, using Geiger-Muller counters, p. 137
Curtiss, L.F.

Strength of a welded steel rigid frame, p. 145
Stang, A.H.; Greenspan, M.

Transformation of austenite on quenching high-purity iron-carbon alloys, p. 151
Digges, T.G.

Preparation of high-purity iron, p. 163
Thompson, J.G.; Cleaves, H.E.

Improved interferometric procedure with application to expansion measurements, p. 179
Saunders, J.B.

Issue 2 August 1939


Measurements of heat capacity and heat of vaporization of water in the range 0° to 100°C, p. 197
Osborne, N.S.; Stimson, H.F.; Ginnings, D.C.

Thermal properties of saturated water and steam, p. 261
Osborne, N.S.; Stimson, H.F.; Ginnings, D.C.

Electrophoresis of collagen, p. 271
Beek, J.; Sookne, A.M.

The system PbO-B2O3-SiO2, p. 275
Geller, R.F.; Bunting, E.N.

Particle size and plasticity of lime, p. 285
Bishop, D.L.

Quantitative formation of furfural and methylfurfural from pentoses and methylpentoses, p. 293
Hughes, E.E.; Acree, S.F.

Electrophoretic studies of silk, p. 299
Sookne, A.M.; Harris, M.

Approximation to a function of one variable from a set of its mean values, p. 309
Greenspan, M.

Preparation of crucibles from special refractories by slip-casting, p. 319
Thompson, J.G.; Mallett, M.W.

Issue 3 September 1939


Effects of humidity and composition on strength and Young's modulus of enamels, p. 329
Moore, D.G.; Harrison, W.N.

Saturation of gases by laboratory wet test meters, p. 345
Smith, F.A.; Eiseman, J.H.

Method of designating colors, p. 355
Judd, D.B.; Kelly, K.L.

How to use the color name charts 1 to 34, p. 367
Dorothy Nickerson

Dropping tests for measuring the thickness of zinc and cadmium coatings on steel, p. 387
Brenner, A.

Comparison of accelerated aging of record papers with normal aging for 8 years, p. 405
Scribner, B.W.

An apparatus for magnetic testing at magnetizing forces up to 5,000 oersteds, p. 415
Sanford, R.L.; Bennett, E.G.

Length changes and endothermic and exothermic effects during heating of flint and aluminous clays, p. 427
Heindl, R.A.; Mong, L.E.

Second spectrum of chlorine and its structure, p. 443
Kiess, C.C.; deBruin, T.L.

Issue 4 October 1939


Electrophoretic studies of wool, p. 471
Sookne, A.M.; Harris, M.

Radium exposure meter, p. 479
Curtiss, L.F.

Determination of optimum voltage for airplane electric systems, p. 485
Grant, V.H.; Peters, M.F.

Separation and colorimetric determination of rhenium and molybdenum, p. 497
Hoffman, J.I.; Lundell, G.E.F.

Reflux regulator and head for laboratory rectifying columns, p. 509
Rossini, F.D.; Glasgow, A.R.

Soil-corrosion studies, 1937. Corrosion-resistant materials and special tests, p. 515
Logan, K.H.

X-ray studies of compounds in the system PbO-SiO2, p. 543
McMurdie, H.F.; Bunting, E.N.

Issue 5 November 1939


A portable apparatus for determining the relative wear resistance of concrete floors, p. 549
Schuman, L. Tucker, J.

Application of the interferometer to the measurement of dimensional changes in rubber, p. 571
Wood, L.A.; Bekkedahl, N.; Peters, C.G.

Cosmic-ray observations in the stratosphere with high-speed counters, p. 585
Curtiss, L.F.; Astin, A.V.; Stockmann, L.L.; Brown, B.W.

Photochemical decomposition of the cystine in wool, p. 597
Rutherford, H.A.; Harris, M.

Tensile properties of rubber compounds at high rates of stretch, p. 603
Roth, F.L.; Holt, W.L.

Internal absorption of gamma rays in radium-beryllium neutron sources, p. 617
Curtiss, L.F.

Determination of cross-sectional areas of structural members, p. 621
Miller, J.A.

Issue 6 December 1939


Physical properties of purified 2,2,3-trimethylpentane, p. 637
Brooks, D.B.; Howard, F.L.; Crafton, H.C.

Heat of fusion of ice. A revision, p. 643
Osborne, N.S.

Potentiometric method for the accurate measurement of hydrogen-ion activity, p. 647
Hamer, W.J.; Acree, S.F.

Retention of aluminum ion and hydrogen ion in papers, p. 663
Launer, H.F.

Polar structure of some benzein indicators, p. 675
Elliott, M.A.; Acree, S.F.

Zeeman effect in the second and third spectra of xenon, p. 683
Humphreys, C.J.; Meggers, W.F.; deBruin, T.L.

An improved electric hygrometer, p. 701
Dunmore, F.W.

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