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Reference numberEC/1899/14
Previous numbersCert XII, 92
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TitleThrelfall, Sir Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationLate Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales. Author of the Following papers: 'On the Electrical Properties of Pure Sulpher' (in conjunction with Mr Brearly, (Phil Trans, 1896); 'On the Conversion of Energy in Dielectrics' (Physical Review, vol iv); 'On the Behaviour of Oxygen at Low Pressures' (Phil Mag, 1897); 'On the Scattering of Light by Metallic Particles' (ibid, vol xxxviii); 'On an Approximate Method for Finding the Forces on Magnetic Circuits' (ibid); 'On the Electrical Properties of Pure Nitrogen' (ibid, vol xxxv); 'On the Elastic Properties of Quartz Threads' (ibid, vol xxx); 'On the measurement of High Specific Resistances' (ibid, vol xxviii); 'On the Clark Cell as a Source of small Constants Currents' (with Mr Pollock, ibid); 'On the Specific Heat of the Vapours of Acetic Acid and Nitrogen Tetroxide' (ibid, vol xxiii); 'On the Theory of Explosives' (ibid, vol xxi); 'On the Velocity of Transmission through Sea Water of Disturbances of large Amplitude caused by Explosives' (Proc Roy Soc, vol xlvi); 'On the Effect produced by the Passage of an Electric Discharge through Nitrogen' (with Prof J J Thomson, ibid, 1886); 'Laboratory Arts' (Macmillan and Co, 1898). Introducer of improvements in the Microtome.
ProposersJ J Thomson; R T Glazebrook; W N Shaw; O J Lodge; W Ramsay; E H Griffiths; J H Poynting; C T Heycock; C Chree; W H Gaskell; W A Tilden; J Perry
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Threlfall, Sir Richard: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6235Threlfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932)1861 - 1932
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