Reference numberEC/1907/05
TitleBragg, Sir William Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationWilliam Henry Bragg MA, Trinity College, Cambridge; Third Wrangler, 1884. Author of the following papers: "On the elastic-medium method of treating electrostatic theorems", Phil mag, 1892; "On the absorption of [alpha]-rays, and on the clarification of the [alpha]-rays from radium", Phil mag 1904; "On the ionisation curves of Radium" (with R Kleeman) Phil mag 1904); "On the [alpha]-particles of radium, and their loss of range in passing through various atoms and molecules", Phil mag 1905; "Note on the critical speed at which the [alpha]-particle ceases to ionise", Phil mag 1905; "On the recombination of ions in air and other gases" (with R Kleeman) Phil mag 1905; "On the ionisation of various gases by the [alpha]-particles of radium", Phil mag 1906; "On the [alpha]-particles of uranium and thorium", Phil mag 1906
His researches on the absorption of the [alpha] particles and the ionization produced by them have thown quite a new light on the properties of these particles
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. R J Strutt; C T R Wilson; Oliver Lodge; John S Townsend; Arthur Schuster
From Personal Knowledge. Horace Lamb; J J Thomson; A R Forsyth; Hugh L Callendar; A E H Love; H H Turner; Richard Threlfall; W H Preece
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
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