Reference numberEC/1942/14
Previous numbersCert XV, 37; A05469
TitlePaterson, Sir Clifford Copland: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse. Citation typed
CitationHas exerted great influence in bringing scientific method and research into industry; has made notable contributions to practical science. Founded, and has been for 16 years, Director of one of the largest industrial laboratories in England (GEC). Past President of several engineering institutions. Chairman of various technical Government and International Committees. For 16 years on scientific staff of National Physical Laboratory. Author or co-author of numerous important technical papers. Principal subjects: luminous discharge lamps, visibility in street lighting, standards and units of light, visibility of point sources of light, electrostatic method of electrical power measurement, spark discharges.
ProposersAlexander Russell; A Fowler; W L Bragg; R H Fowler; L Bairstow; Miles Walker; R Robertson; J Swinburne; H T Tizard; E V Appleton; E N da C Andrade; G Ingle Finch
Access statusOpen

Paterson, Sir Clifford Copland: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2229Paterson; Sir; Clifford Copland (1879 - 1948)1879 - 1948
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