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I am looking for this paper by H. A. Lorentz:

Amsterdam Proceedings 12 (1904) 986. (See also Arch. Neér. Sciences Exactes et Naturelles 25 (1882) 363.)

I have also seen it cited using the journal abbreviation "Verl.":

Verl. 1̲2̲, 986 (1904).

What paper / journal is this?


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'Verl.' is probably short for 'Verlag', which is German for 'publisher'. So, I guess that is a mistake in that particular citation. – Keep these mind Apr 9 '14 at 18:31
I also think 'Neér.' should be 'Néer.' as it probably stands for the French 'Néerlandais(e(s))' (which means 'Dutch'). (And, I'm not sure, but I would abbreviate that as 'Néerl.') – Keep these mind Apr 9 '14 at 18:42
Related meta discussion. – Emilio Pisanty Apr 9 '14 at 20:34
up vote 8 down vote accepted

The title of the paper is: "Electromagnetic phenomena in a system moving with any velocity smaller than that of light"

It can be found in full here: Scans of the original are available, at least for the moment, here (pdf) and here (png's). As wikisource notes the work is in the public domain in most territories.

The full citation is listed as:

H. A. Lorentz: Amsterdam Proceedings 12 (1904) 986; Ne´er Sciences Exactes et Naturelles 25 (1882) 363; Proc. Acad. Science Amsterdam 6 (1904) 809

It is also available as pp. 172-197 of (paywalled)

Collected Papers. Volume V. H. A. Lorentz. (Springer, Netherlands, 1937).

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I thought that was Amst. Proc. 6:809 (1904). – Geremia Apr 9 '14 at 18:33
no, it's Amst. Proc. 12. But it's Proc. Acad. Science Amst. 6 – Jim Apr 9 '14 at 18:35
Ah, thanks! So it was published in multiple journals? – Geremia Apr 9 '14 at 18:38
@Geremia Yes, it was – Jim Apr 9 '14 at 18:38
@EmilioPisanty thanks for the edits! Looks great – Jim Apr 10 '14 at 3:52

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