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Authorised form of nameFrank; Sir; Frederick Charles (1911 - 1998)
SurnameFrank
ForenamesFrederick Charles
Dates1911 - 1998
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
11 March 1911
Death:
05 April 1998
ActivityEducation:
Ipswich School (1927-1929)
Honours:
OBE 1946; Kt 1977
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1954
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1979; Copley Medal 1994
Lectures:
Bakerian 1973
Council:
1967-1969; VP 1967-1969
SourcesSources:
School
AssocMaterial:
NCUACS 15/8/89. Papers deposited in Bristol University Library
NCUACS 127/13/03. Papers deposited in Bristol University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2000 vol 46 pp 177-196, plate, by F R N Nabarro and J F Nye
References:
'Address of the President, Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, Given at the Anniversary Meeting on 30 November 1994' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 141-151
Sir Sam Edwards, review of R G Chambers et al, eds, Sir Charles Frank OBE, FRS; An Eightieth Birthday Tribute in NR 1992 vol 46 pp 330-331
Royal Society codeNA1540
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/005850Frank, Sir Frederick Charlesnd
IM/005849Frank, Sir Frederick Charlesnd
HWT/39/14Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)October 1972
IM/001531Frank, Sir Frederick Charles17 July 1976
RR/55/132Referee's report by Arthur William Conway, on a paper 'Dipole induction and the solvent effect in dipole moment measurements' by Frederick Charles FrankJuly 1935
RR/65/96Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Melting as a disorder phenomenon' by Frederick Charles FrankDecember 1938
RR/72/122Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'One-dimensional dislocations IV. Dynamics' by Frederick Charles Frank and J H van der Merwe1949
RR/71/106Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'One-dimensional dislocations. II. Misfitting monolayers and oriented overgrowth' by Frederick Charles Frank and J H Van Der Merwe[1948]
RR/71/107Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'One-dimensional dislocations. I. Static theory' by Frederick Charles Frank and J H Van Der Merwe[1948]
RR/72/118Note from D B, on a paper 'Radially symmetric phase growth controlled by diffusion' by Frederick Charles Frank to Geoffrey Ingram Taylor1949
RR/72/120Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Radially symmetric phase growth controlled by diffusion' by Frederick Charles Frank1949
RR/72/121Referee's report by Egon Orowan, on a paper 'One-dimensional dislocations - III. Influence of the second harmonic term in the potential representation, on the properties of the model' by Frederick Charles Frank and J H van der Merwe1949
IM/001532Frank, Sir Frederick Charles1994
RR/67/334Referee's report and letter from Frederick Charles Frank, on a paper 'Dielectric loss in simple alkyd, resins' by D R Pelmore and E L Simons10 April 1940
RR/72/119Letter from Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Radially symmetric phase growth controlled by diffusion' by Frederick Charles Frank to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society13 January 1950
EC/1954/04Frank, Sir Frederick Charles: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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