Reference numberEC/1939/09
Previous numbersCert XIV, 277; A03929
TitleKaye, George William Clarkson: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationEarly research demonstrated existence of characteristic X-rays of elements. Has contributed extensively to physics of radiology and radiotheraphy, particularly as regards dosage measurements. Has played prominent part in developing methods of sound measurement, and investigating means of abating noise. Leading authority on architectural acoustics. Numerous papers and articles. Books include 'X-rays,' 'Tables of Constants (Kaye and Laby),' 'Acoustics of Buildings.'
ProposersW L Bragg; J Chadwick; C G Darwin; C H Desch; Rayleigh; R Whiddington. E V Appleton; H T Tizard
Access statusOpen

Kaye, George William Clarkson: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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