Record

Reference numberEC/1951/25
LevelItem
TitleUbbelohde, Alfred Rene Jean Paul: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationFormerly Dewar Fellow, Royal Institution. Distinguished for the application of thermodynamics to the study of the structure of matter, illustrated by experimental work on zero-point energy, lattice energy of long-chain compounds, phenomena of melting, irreversible processes, thermal conductivity of polyatomic gases, thermal expansion and the isotope effect in crystals. He has also made notable contributions to physical chemistry on such subjects as the kinetics of absorption and interface catalysis, and to organic chemistry in his studies of the combustion process, for example, on pro-knocks and hydrocarbon combustion. Author of book: Introduction to Modern Thermodynamical Principles (O.U. Press). HE has made notable advances in the experimental study and the theory of explosives phenomena.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. W E Garner; M G Evans; R G W Norrish; H W Melville; E J Bowen; C N Hinshelwood; E L Hirst; Eric K Rideal
Access statusOpen
Image

Ubbelohde, Alfred Rene Jean Paul: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1037Ubbelohde; Alfred Rene Jean Paul (1907 - 1988)1907 - 1988
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView