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Authorised form of nameBurcham; William Ernest (1913 - 2008)
SurnameBurcham
ForenamesWilliam Ernest
Dates1913 - 2008
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Wymondham, Norfolk, England (01 August 1913)
Died:
5 November 2008
ActivityCareer:
Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Birmingham;
Honours:
CBE 1980
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/03/1957
Lectures:
Rutherford Memorial 1983
Council:
1977-1979
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, Vol 57, 2011, pp 63-78, plate, by J D Dowell FRS, J A R Griffith and W F Vinen FRS
Royal Society codeNA176
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/Russell/5206Burcham, William Ernestnd
IM/GA/SGRS/8401Burcham, William Ernest1985
RR/65/49Referee's report by John Douglas Cockcroft, on a paper 'Experiments on the transmutation of fluorine by protons and deutrones' by William Ernest Burcham and C L SmithDecember 1938
RR/66/36Referee's report by James Chadwick, on a paper 'Experiments on the transmutation of fluorine by deuterons' by J C Bower and William Ernest Burcham[August 1939]
RR/66/39Memoranda, on a paper 'Resonance phenomena in the disintegration of fluorine by protons' by William Ernest Burcham and Samuel Devons4 October 1939
RR/70/2Letter from Marcus Laurence Elwin Oliphant, on a paper 'Resonance phenomena in the interaction of fact neutrons with beryllium and aluminium' by K W Allen , William Ernest Burcham and Denys Haigh Wilkinson31 May 1947
RR/70/1Referee's report by Marcus Laurence Elwin Oliphant, on a paper 'Resonance phenomena in the interaction of fact neutrons with beryllium and aluminium' by K W Allen , William Ernest Burcham and Denys Haigh Wilkinson1947
EC/1957/05Burcham, William Ernest: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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