Reference numberEC/1911/14
TitlePorter, Alfred William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAssistant Professor of Physics, University College, London. Distinguished for his knowledge of physics. Author of the following papers and books: - 'On the Flow in Electric Circuits of Measurable Inductance and Capacity; and on the Dissipation of Energy in such Circuits' (Proc Roy Soc, vol liv); 'On the Question of Dielectric Hystersis' (with D K Morris, ibid, vol lvii); 'On the Influence of the Dimensions of a Body on the Thermal Emission from its Surface' (Phil Mag, 1895); 'The Measurement of Varying Currents in Inductive Circuits' (with D K Morris, ibid, 1895); 'The Emission-Function of a Body Emitting a Line-spectrum' (ibid, 1901); 'On the Diffraction Images formed by a Plane Diffraction Grating' (ibid, 1904); 'On the Inversion-points for a Fluid passing through a Porous Plug and their Use in Testing proposed Equations of State' (ibid, 1906); 'On Atomic Models' (Nature, 1906); 'Source of Radiation in a Rontgen Tube' (ibid, 1896); 'The Osmotic Pressure of Compressible Solutions of any Degree of Concentration' (Proc Roy Soc, A, vol lxxix); 'On the Isopiestic Temperatures of Saturated Vapours of Different Substances' (Phil Mag,, 1907); 'Diffraction Rings due to a Circular Aperture' (with P F Everitt, Journ Roy Micros Soc, 1907); Author of 'An Intermediate Course in Mechanics' (Murray); Co-author with Dr Carey Foster of 'A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism' (2nd Ed, Longmans)
ProposersF T Trouton; G C Foster; Oliver Lodge; W Watson; C V Boys; J Perry; H L Callendar; E Rutherford; J H Poynting; E H Griffiths; A Schuster; Joseph J Thomson; W C D Whetham; E H Starling ; W F Barrett; William Ramsay
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