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Reference numberEC/1937/14
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TitleOliphant, Sir Marcus Laurence Elwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his experimental researches on the action of positive ions on surfaces, and for his contributions to our knowledge of transmutations. Has been active in the design of high voltage apparatus for the production of swift positive ions, and has taken a responsible part in experiments which showed that two new isotopes H3 and He3 were produced by the bombardment of deuterium by deuterons. Has made an accurate study of the modes of transmutation of lithium, beryllium and boron by the action of protons and deuterons, and determined the masses of the light elements.
ProposersRutherford; F W Aston; R H Fowler; C T R Wilson; P A M Dirac; G P Thomson; C D Ellis; P M S Blackett; E N da C Andrade; J D Cockcroft; T H Laby
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Oliphant, Sir Marcus Laurence Elwin: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA4541Oliphant; Sir; Marcus Laurence Elwin (1901 - 2000)1901 - 2000
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