Reference numberEC/1915/09
Previous numbersCert XIII, 87; A04596
TitleMcLennan, Sir John Cunningham: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationProfessor of Physics in the University of Toronto. Distinguished for his experimental researches, especially on ionisation of gases and radio-activity, the following being among the more important of his published papers: - 'On the Conductivity of Gases traversed by Cathode Rays' (Phil Trans, 1901); 'On a Kind of Radio-activity imparted to certain Salts by Cathode Rays' (Phil Mag, 1902); 'Some Experiments on the Electrial Conductivity of Atmospheric Air' (Physical Review, 1903); 'On the Radio-activity of Lead and other Metals' (Phil Mag, 1907); 'On the Radio-activity of ordinary Metals and on the penetrating Radiation from the Earth' (Physical Review, 1908); 'On the Radio-activity of Potassium and other Alkali Metals' (Phil Mag, 1908); 'On the Active Deposits from Actinium' (Physical Review, 1909); 'On the Diffusion of Actinium Emanation and on the active Deposit produced by it' (Phil Mag, 1912); 'On the Relative Intensities of the Earth's Penetrating Radiation on Land and Sea' (ibid); 'On the Magnetic Properties of Heusler's Alloys' (Physical Review, 1907); 'On the Series Lines in the Arc Spectrum of Mercury' (Proc Roy Soc, 1912); 'On the Constitution of the Mercury Green Line 5461 AU and on the Magnetic Resolution of its Satellites by an Echelon Grating' (ibid).
ProposersC T R Wilson; Rayleigh; R J Strutt; J S Townsend; C G Barkla; W H Bragg; J A McClelland
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McLennan, Sir John Cunningham: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1169McLennan; Sir; John Cunningham (1867 - 1935)1867 - 1935
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