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Authorised form of nameCurtis; William Edward (1889 - 1969)
SurnameCurtis
ForenamesWilliam Edward
Dates1889 - 1969
Dates and placesBirth:
23 October 1889
Death:
06 May 1969
ActivityEducation:
DSc (Lond)
Career:
Professor of Physics, Armstrong College, Newcastle-on-Tyne
Honours:
CBE 1967
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/05/1934
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1970 vol 16 pp 63-76, plate, by G D Rochester
Royal Society codeNA1844
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1934/02Curtis, William Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/21/58Referee's report by William Mitchinson Hicks, on a paper 'Wave-lengths of hydrogen lines and determination of the series constant' by William Edward Curtis[June 1914]
RR/53/48Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Electronic spectra of polyatomic molecules II–Acrolein' by Eric Eastwood and C P Snow[September 1934]
RR/53/46Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Electronic spectra of polyatomic molecules I–Saturated aldehydes' by Eric Eastwood and C P Snow[September 1934]
RR/27/31Referee's report by John William Nicholson, on a paper 'The structure of the band spectrum of helium' by William Edward CurtisJanuary 1922
RR/30/38Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The Fulcher hydrogen bands' by William Edward Curtis[December 1924]
RR/66/157Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Fine structure of the Raman lines of carbon tetrachloride' by A C Menzies[May 1939]
RR/49/84Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The spectra of the halogen molecules. Part I.-Iodine' by William Edward Curtis and S F Evans[April 1933]
RR/49/86Referee's report by John Cunningham McLennan, on a paper 'Rotational anaylsis of the absorption bands of IC1' by William Edward Curtis and J Patkowski[August 1933]
RR/49/85Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Rotational anaylsis of the absorption bands of IC1' by William Edward Curtis and J Patkowski7 September 1933
RR/51/19Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Rotational analysis of the band spectrum of zirconium oxide' by F Lowater[October 1934]
RR/51/20Second referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Rotational analysis of the band spectrum of zirconium oxide' by F Lowater[December 1934]
RR/54/9Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Absorption spectra of four aldehydes in the near infra-red' by Lotte KellnerMay 1936
RR/65/204Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Rotational analysis of the first negative band spectrum of oxygen' by Thomas E NevinMay 1938
RR/52/115Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The interpretation of the spectra of the mono and dichloride of tin' by Hrishikesha TrivediJuly 1934
RR/53/49Second referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Electronic spectra of polyatomic molecules II–Acrolein' by Eric Eastwood and C P Snow[December 1934]
RR/54/99Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The spectrum of H2 (the ordinary hydrogen molecule) Part I—The 3, 4d3?, II, ? ? 2p3II and 3s3? ? 2p3II systems' by Owen Willans Richardson and T B Rymer13 July 1934
RR/54/103Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The spectrum of H2 Part II. The band systems due to transitions from four new triplet states to 2p3' by Owen Willans Richardson and T B RymerJuly 1934
RR/54/104Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The spectrum of H2 Part III. New bands and band systems ending on 2s3S and an extension of the singlet system 1Q 2p1S' by Owen Willans Richardson and T B RymerSeptember 1934
RR/56/109Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The first spark spectrum of copper' by Allen Goodrich Shenstone[July 1935]
RR/61/127Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The stark effect in argon and krypton' by John Stuart Foster and C A HortonApril 1937
RR/55/144Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The continuous absorption spectrum of hydrogen iodide' by Charles Frederick Goodeve and A W C TaylorOctober 1935
RR/55/118Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Electronic spectra of polyatomic molecules II–Acrolein' by Eric Eastwood and C. P. SnowMarch 1935
RR/56/45Second referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Isotope shift in the resonance line of magnesium' by Derek Ainslie Jackson and H Kuhn[February 1936]
RR/56/46Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Isotope shift in the resonance line of magnesium' by Derek Ainslie Jackson and H Kuhn[January 1936]
RR/55/143Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The continuous absorption spectrum of hydrogen bromide' by Charles Frederick Goodeve and A W C TaylorMay 1935
RR/57/72Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of triiodides' by C B Allsopp[July 1936]
RR/61/93Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The infra-red absorption spectrum of methylene chloride' by C Corin and G B B M SutherlandDecember 1937
RR/63/72Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The band systems ending on the 1so2so1Eg(1Xg) state of H2—Part I' by Owen Willans RichardsonMarch 1937
RR/64/15Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Stark effect in iron and the contrast with pole effect' by John Stuart Foster and S F Panter[April 1937]
RR/62/52Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of polyatomic molecules containing methyl and ethyl radicals—III' by Harold Warris Thompson and John Wilfrid Linnett[1936]
RR/61/126Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Resolution and interpretation of the luminescent spectra of some solids at low temperatures' by J EwlesDecember 1937
RR/64/9Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The continuous absorption spectrum of methyl bromide and its quantal interpretation' by Phyllis Fink and Charles Frederick Goodeve[September 1937]
RR/64/14Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The stark effect in hydrogen and deuterium' by John Stuart Foster and Hawley Snell[April 1937]
RR/63/71Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'The band systems ending on the 1so2so1Eg(1Xg) state of H2—Part I' by Owen Willans Richardson18 February 1937
RR/66/77Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The molecular spectrum of iodine excited by fluorescence (in the presence of nitrogen) and by active nitrogen' by A Elliott[November 1939]
RR/65/140Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The hyperfine structure of the Zeeman components of the resonance lines of sodium' by Derek Ainslie Jackson and H KuhnApril 1938
RR/66/74Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Determinations of the Rydberg constants, e/m, and the fine structures of Ha and Da by means of a reflexion echelon' by J W Drinkwater, Owen Willans Richardson and W Ewart Williams[October 1939]
RR/66/94Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on two papers 'The spectrum of rubidium hydride, RbH I. Analysis' and 'The spectrum, of rubidium hydride, RbH - II. Potential curves, wave functions, and intensity distribution' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon and R W B Pearse[July 1939]
RR/66/128Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The ?3400 bands of PH and PD' by M Ishaque [M Ishaq] and R W B Pearse[1939]
RR/65/265Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The nuclear spin of iodine. IV. A new type of hyperfine structure deviation from the interval rule' by Samuel TolanskyNovember 1938
RR/70/161Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Infra-red spectra and the solid state: measurements with polarized radiation' by J Mann and Harold Warris Thompson1947
RR/67/188Referee's report by William Edward Curtis on a paper 'Flame spectra in the photographic infra-red' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon August 1940
RR/67/190Referee's report by William Edward Curtis on a paper 'The flame spectrum of carbon monoxide' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon1940
RR/67/279Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The quenching of the resonance radiation of sodium' by W MacF Smith and Ronald George Wreyford NorrishJuly 1940
RR/67/381Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on two papers 'New studies on active nitrogen. I. Brightness of the after-glow under varied conditions of concentration and temperature' and 'New studies on active nitrogen. II. Incandescence of metals in active nitrogen, and quantitative estimates of the energy liberated' by Robert John Strutt, Lord RayleighMay 1940
RR/72/114Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'New terms of the 5d86s2and 5d86s6p configurations of the spectrum of Hg III' by E W Foster1949
RR/71/28Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The intensity distribution in the nitrogen band systems emitted from the earth’s upper atmosphere' by David Robert Bates[1948]
RR/68/351Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The flame spectrum of carbon monoxide III. The cool flame' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon[1943]
RR/68/353Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The band spectrum of nitrogen: new singlet systems' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon[1943]
RR/68/461Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The fine structure of the spectral lines of H2: measurements with a reflexion echelon' by E W Foster and Owen Willans Richardson[1944]
RR/71/259Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The first spectrum of copper (Cu I)' by Allen Goodrich Shenstone1948
RR/72/127Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Spectroscopic studies of low-pressure flames III. Effective rotational temperatures and excitation mechanism for C2 bands' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon and H G Wolfhard1949
RR/72/124Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Spectroscopic studies of low-pressure flames IV. Measurements of light yield for C2 bands' by Alfred Gordon Gaydon and H G Wolfhard1949
RR/55/41Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The interferometric examination of Rowland ghosts' by F F P Bisacre and F SimeonNovember 1936
NLB/69/18Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [William Edward] Curtis, King's College, Strand, W.C.212 December 1925
RR/66/220Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Rotational analysis of the first negative band spectrum of oxygen. II' by Thomas E Nevin[November 1939]
RR/57/70Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'On certain fundamental frequencies and energy constants' by Herbert Stanley Allen[May 1936]
RR/57/81Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Spectra of SeO and SeO2' by R K Asundi, Mohammad Jan-Khan and R Samuel[May 1936]
RR/64/134Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Vacuum wave-length measurements in the iron spectrum by means of the reflection echelon grating' by W Ewart Williams and A Middleton[February 1938]
RR/66/167Letter from John David Griffith Davies, to William Edward Curtis, regarding a paper 'Supersonic dispersion in gases II. Air containing water vapour' by M Mokhtar and E G Richardson24 January 1940
RR/66/171Second letter from John David Griffith Davies, to William Edward Curtis, regarding a paper 'Supersonic dispersion in gases II. Air containing water vapour' by M Mokhtar and E G Richardson29 February 1940
RR/67/353Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the salinity of the surface waters of the Irish Sea' by Joseph Proudman to members of the Sectional Committee for Physics27 December 1940
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