Reference numberEC/1935/09
Previous numbersCert XIV, 190; A02509
TitleFoster, John Stuart: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationLevy Medal, Franklin Institute for 'Fruitful Researches.' The normal Stark effect; patterns and experimental facts characteristic of a singlet spectrum, with quantum theoretical explanation. Paschen-Back analogue. Effects of combined electric and magnetic fields; essential features in the splitting of spectral lines by parallel and by perpendicular fields. Multiple Stark effects in B-type stars (in preparation; observations at Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, 1932). On distant control by wireless; war period. Dr Foster is an inspiring leader in research; three of his students now hold 1851 Exhibition Scholarships.
ProposersA S Eve; J S Plaskett; O W Richardson; Frank D Adams; R W Wood; Rutherford; R H Fowler; J A Gray; Ernest W Brown; F W Dyson; J C McLennan; N Bohr; A Fowler
Access statusOpen

Foster, John Stuart: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA766Foster; John Stuart (1890 - 1964); physicist1890 - 1964
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