|Previous numbers||Cert XX, 94|
|Title||Burke, Philip George: certificate of election to the Royal Society|
|Citation||Vice-Chairman (1971-3) and Chairman elect (1973-5) of the International Conference on the Physics of Electronic and Atomic Collisions.|
Principal Editor of the Journal Computer Physics Communications.
Distinguished for his contributions to theoretical atomic and molecular physics and for his application of computers to physics. He was the first to make a detailed study of resonances in the close coupling equations of electron atom collision theory, his predictions being later confirmed by experiment. He has played a leading role in the subsequent developments in the theory of resonances in atomic and molecular processes. He made a pioneering investigation of spin polarization effects in electron atom collisions. He has contributed substantially to the numerical and computational methods used in the solution of coupled integro-differential equations. He has been responsible for developments in the theory of low and intermediate energy scattering based upon expansions in correlation functions and pseudo-states. He has introduced an important new approach in atomic and molecular physics based on nuclear R-matrix theory. He is author or part author of 83 papers.
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|NA4503||Burke; Philip George (1932 - 2019)||1932 - 2019|