Reference numberEC/1923/06
Previous numbersCert XIII, 234; A03580
TitleHorton, Frank: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished by his researches on thermionics and the ionising potentials of gases. Author of many papers including 'Effect of Changes of Temperature on the Modules of Torsional Rigidity of Metal Wires' (Phil Trans, 1904); 'Modulus of Torsional Rigidity of Quartz Fibres' (ibid, 1905); 'Discharge of Negative Electricity from Hot Calcium' (ibid, 1907); 'Origin of Electron Emission from Glowing Solids' (ibid, 1914); 'Ionising Power of the Positive Ions from a Glowing Tantalum Filament in Helium' (with Miss Davies, Proc Roy Soc, 1919); 'Ionisation Potentials for Electrons in Helium' (with Miss Davies, ibid, 1919); 'Critical Velocities for Electrons in Helium and Neon' (with Miss Davies, Phil Mag, 1920-1921).
ProposersJ J Thomson; Joseph Larmor; C G Barkla; C T R Wilson; E Rutherford; G I Taylor; W M Hicks
Access statusOpen

Horton, Frank: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA786Horton; Frank (1878 - 1957)1878 - 1957
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