|Previous numbers||Cert XVI, 132; A03783|
|Title||James, Reginald William: certificate of election to the Royal Society|
Distinguished for his contribution to X-ray optics. One of first to apply accurate quantitative methods in X-ray analysis. Has developed a flourishing research school at the Cape mainly concentrating on X-ray analysis, but also studying meteorology and cosmic radiation. Author of numerous papers and several books including 'The Optical Principles of the Diffraction of X-rays' (1948, reprinted 1950) which has received word-wide recognition. List of recent papers attached.
|Proposers||From personal knowledge. W L Bragg; Frank Horton; D R Hartree; Kathleen Lonsdale; Dorothy Hodgkin; J D Bernal; J M Robertson; W T Astbury; J T Randall; J E Lennard-Jones; B F J Schonland; T E Allibone; J Jackson; E C Stoner. From general knowledge. J A Ratcliffe|
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|NA5205||James; Reginald William (1891 - 1964)||1891 - 1964|