Reference numberEC/1938/06
Previous numbersCert XIV, 251; A02401
TitleFinch, George Ingle: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his knowledge of Chemical Physics and Electrochemistry, and particularly for his researches upon the electrical conditions and structure of catalytic surfaces, the mechanism of ignition and combustion in electrical discharges, and upon electron diffraction and its applications to the study of surface structure. His outstanding skill in the design of instruments and experimental methods has enabled him greatly to increase the accuracy of measurements in connection with electron diffraction and cathode-ray oscillography. The result of his researches have been published in some 50 papers, including many in the Society's Proceedings.
ProposersWilliam A Bone; A O Rankine; H T Tizard; H C H Carpenter; James C Philip; Alfred C Egerton; S Chapman; G P Thomson; Henry E Armstrong; F G Donnan; W J Pope; N V Sidgwick; Rutherford; W L Bragg; Rayleigh; A Fowler; A M Tyndall; Eric K Rideal; E N da C Andrade; N K Adam; H R Robinson
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Finch, George Ingle: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA628Finch; George Ingle (1888 - 1970)1888 - 1970
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