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Authorised form of nameSimon; Sir; Franz Eugen (1893 - 1956); Physicist
Other forms of nameSimon; Sir; Francis
SurnameSimon
ForenamesFranz Eugen
Dates1893 - 1956
Dates and placesBirth:
Berlin, Germany (02 July 1893)
Death:
Oxford (31 October 1956)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Honours:
CBE 1946; Kt 1955
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
20/03/1941
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1948
SourcesSources:
DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958 vol 4 pp 225-256, plate, by N Kurti
References:
Brebis Bleaney, 'A Century of Physics in Oxford' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 333-343
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 1. Progress before 1940' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 317 - 322
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 2. Progress from 1945 to 1970' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 323 - 330
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 2. Progress from 1945 to 1970' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 323 - 330
Dr T V Attwood, 'Uranium Isotope Separation in the UK during World War II' Ph.D thesis, 2004
Royal Society codeNA1722
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/11/13Copy (duplicated) of further letter from Francis Simon to Akers re lack of information, and relative costs of plutonium and a separation plantFebruary 1946
PB/4/11/3Letter from Sir Francis Simon on costs of projects and plants in US and UK, and notes by BlackettSeptember 1945
PB/4/11/8/3Lengthy (duplicated) letter from Francis Simon to Akers re status and functions of the Technical Committee and lack of information from the USJanuary 1946
PB/2/7/6/2Correspondence with Francis Simon, re possibility that He3 particles are emited in nuclear disintegration by cosmic rays.December 1947
IM/004189Simon, Franz Eugen1955
RR/67/274Referee's report by Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'The high-frequency resistance of superconducting tin' by Heinz LondonJuly 1940
RR/70/30Letter from Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society21 January 1948
RR/70/29Referee's report by Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter1947
RR/70/28Letter from Franz Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Heat transfer by radiation to surfaces at low temperatures' by Moses Blackman, Alfred Charles Egerton and E V Truter to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society18 November 1947
RR/70/124Referee's report by Franx Eugen Simon, on a paper 'Magnetic properties of some paramagnetic crystals at low temperatures' by Bhagawati Charan Guha1947
EC/1941/17Simon, Sir Franz Eugen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/1/33/1/8Nobel Prize1948
PB/6/2/3/1/1Blackett's folder inscribed 'Pure Science and the RS'October 1954-October 1955
FSPapers of Sir Francis (Franz) Eugen Simon1906-1956
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