Reference numberEC/1928/05
Previous numbersCert XIV, 44; A02114
TitleDye, William David: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse. Citation typed
CitationHas established accurate and permanent standards of capacity and inductance suitable for radio frequencies, and has developed a self-contained standard of radio frequencies of high accuracy embodying a tuning fork control. Member of the National Committee for Wireless Telegraphy and of the International Committee for Radio Standards and Measurements. An authority on electrical standard measurements and precision measurements and on the magnetic properties of materials. Publications: - 'Calculation of a Primary Standard of Mutual Inductance' (Proc Roy Soc, A 101); 'The Valve maintained Tuning Fork as a Precision Time Standard' (ibid, A 103); 'A Self-contained Standard Harmonic Wavemeter' (Phil Trans, A 224). Author of articles on Magnetic Measurements and on Radio Measurements in Glazebrook's Dictionary of Physics, and joint author of papers on magnetic measurements, measurement of high frequency current, &c.
ProposersJ E Petavel; Arthur Schuster; F W Dyson; F E Smith; A A C Swinton; Alexander Russell; H B Jackson
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Dye, William David: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA787Dye; David William (1887 - 1932)1887 - 1932
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