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Authorised form of nameBowden; Frank Philip (1903 - 1968)
SurnameBowden
ForenamesFrank Philip
Dates1903 - 1968
Dates and placesBirth:
02 May 1903
Death:
03 September 1968
ActivityHonours:
CBE 1956
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/03/1948
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1956
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1969 vol 15 pp 1-38, plate, by D Tabor
References:
N N Greenwood and J A Spink, 'An antipodean laboratory of remarkable distinction' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 85-105
Royal Society codeNA1636
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
GLB/19/1/112F P Bowden, Research Laboratory for the Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Cambridge to Brown11 March 1960
PB/1/33/1/1Nobel Prize1948
IM/000460Bowden, Frank Philip1960
RR/49/31Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part I.— Monochromatic irradiation' by Frank Philip Bowden and C P Snow15 January 1934
RR/37/25Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on two papers 'The electrolytic behaviour of thin films. Part I.—Hydrogen' and 'On the electrolytic behaviour of thin films. Part II.—The areas of catalytically active surfaces' by Frank Philip Bowden and Eric Keightley Rideal1928
RR/39/30Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The amount of hydrogen and oxygen present on the surface of a metallic electrode' by Frank Philip Bowden[1929]
RR/49/27Referee's report by Robert Robinson, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part II.— Absorption spectra at low temperatures' by Frank Philip Bowden and S D D Morris[February 1934]
RR/49/29Referee's report by Ian Morris Heilbron, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part I.— Monochromatic irradiation' by Frank Philip Bowden and C P Snow[February 1934]
RR/49/28Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part II.— Absorption spectra at low temperatures' by Frank Philip Bowden and S D D Morris15 January 1934
RR/44/39Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'On the contact of smooth surface' by S H Bastow and Frank Philip BowdenAugust 1931
RR/49/30Referee's report by Robert Robinson, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part I.— Monochromatic irradiation' by Frank Philip Bowden and C P Snow[February 1934]
RR/52/68Referee's report by Arthur Harden, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. III. Surface properties of concentrates of vitamin A' by Frank Philip Bowden and S H Bastow11 May 1934
RR/52/69Referee's report by Walter Norman Haworth, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. III. Surface properties of concentrates of vitamin A' by Frank Philip Bowden and S H Bastow24 April 1934
RR/52/70Referee's report by William Henry Bragg, on a paper 'Physical properties of surfaces I - Kinetic friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and W G BeareAugust 1934
RR/65/33Second referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The area of contact between stationary and moving surfaces' by Frank Philip Bowden and David TaborJune 1938
RR/61/66Referee's report by Geogre Paget Thomson, on a paper 'Physical properties of surfaces IV—Polishing, surface flow and the formation of the beilby layer' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P HughesMarch 1937
RR/65/4Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The kinetics of electrode reactions. I and II' by J N Agar and Frank Philip BowdenSeptember 1938
RR/65/35Second referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The nature of sliding and the analysis of friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and L LebenJune 1938
RR/65/32Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The area of contact between stationary and moving surfaces' by Frank Philip Bowden and David TaborApril 1938
RR/65/34Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'The nature of sliding and the analysis of friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and L LebenApril 1938
RR/66/33Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'The mechanism of sliding on ice and snow' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P Hughes[1939]
RR/66/31Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The friction of clean metals and the influence of adsorbed gases. The temperature coefficient of friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P Hughes[1939]
RR/66/32Referee's report by Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The mechanism of sliding on ice and snow' by Frank Philip Bowden and T P Hughes[1939]
RR/66/34Referee's report by David Randall Pye, on a paper 'The friction of lubricated metals' by Frank Philip Bowden and L Leben[November 1939]
RR/66/35Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, to Ronald Winckworth, regarding a paper 'The friction of lubricated metals' by Frank Philip Bowden and L Leben13 February 1940
RR/69/41Second referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Hot spots on rubbing surfaces and the detonation of explosives by friction' by Frank Philip Bowden, M A Stone and G K Tudor1946
RR/69/40Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Hot spots on rubbing surfaces and the detonation of explosives by friction' by Frank Philip Bowden, M A Stone and G K Tudor1946
RR/69/42Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'The period of impact, the time of initiation and the rate of growth of the explosion of nitroglycerine' by Frank Philip Bowden, M F R Mulcahy, R G Vines and A Yoffe1946
RR/71/88Referee's report by Frank Philip Bowden, on a paper 'Explosion waves and shock waves. VII.The velocity of detonation in cast T.N.T' by W B Cybulski, W Payman and D W Woodhead[1948]
RR/72/39Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Initiation of solid explosives by impact and friction: the influence of grit' by Frank Philip Bowden and O. A. Gurton1949
RR/71/253Referee's report by Frank Philip Bowden, on a paper 'The sensitiveness of solid high explosives to impact' by Eric Keightley Rideal and A J B Robertson1948
RR/72/38Referee's report by William Edward Garner, on a paper 'Birth and growth of explosion in liquids and solids initiated by impact and friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and O A Gurton1949
RR/72/154Referee's report by Frank Philip Bowden, on a paper 'On overpotential and the photovoltaic process at polarized electrodes' by P J Hillson and Eric Keightley Rideal3 May 1949
EC/1948/02Bowden, Frank Philip: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/34/52Referee's report by Frank Edward Smith, on a paper 'Evidence for a film theory of hydrogen overpotential from surface tension measurements' by A L McAulay and Frank Philip Bowden7 February 1926
RR/39/29Referee's report by Samuel Walter Johnson Smith, on a paper 'The kinetics of the electro-deposition of hydrogen and oxygen' by Frank Philip Bowden[October 1929]
RR/52/71Referee's report by Herbert John Gough, on a paper 'Physical properties of surfaces I - Kinetic friction' by Frank Philip Bowden and W G Beare25 July 1934
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
RR/49/26Referee's report by Ian Morris Heilbron, on a paper 'Physico-chemical studies of complex organic molecules. Part II.— Absorption spectra at low temperatures' by Frank Philip Bowden and S D D Morris[February 1934]
RR/66/284Letter from Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, regarding three papers [attributed] 'On the natural frequencies of vibrating systems' by Richard Vynne Southwell, 'The friction of lubricated metals' by Frank Philip Bowden and L Leben, and 'The air wave surrounding an expanding sphere' by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor5 December 1939
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