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Authorised form of nameLewis; Wilfrid Bennett (1908 - 1987)
SurnameLewis
ForenamesWilfrid Bennett
Dates1908 - 1987
Dates and placesBirth:
24 June 1908
Death:
10 January 1987
ActivityHonours:
CBE 1946
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
22/03/1945
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1972
SourcesAssocMaterial:
NCUACS 8/1/89. Papers deposited in Cambridge University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1988 vol 34 pp 451-509, plate, by Sir Bernard Lovell and D G Hurst
References:
D C Martin, 'Visit by the Assistant Secretary to some North American Scientific Institutions' in NR 1952 vol 9 pp 356-364
B Lovell, 'The cavity magnetron in World War II: was the secrecy justified?' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 283 - 294
Royal Society codeNA1926
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/4/1/4Correspondence, mainly with Sir John Cockcroft, on personnel for teams for coastal defence radar chainsJuly-September 1939
IM/002737Lewis, Wilfrid Bennett1958
RR/55/92Referee's report by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, on a paper 'Experiments with high velocity positive ions V—Further experiments on the disintegration of boron' by John Douglas Cockcroft and Wilfrid Bennett LewisJanuary 1936
EC/1945/12Lewis, Wilfrid Bennett: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/66/127Memoranda, on a paper 'On the production of radium E and polonium by deuteron bombardment of bismuth' by D G Hurst, R Latham and Wilfrid Bennett Lewis3 October 1939
RR/55/91Referee's report by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, on a paper 'Experiments with high velocity positive ions VI—The disintegration of carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen by deuterons' by John Douglas Cockcroft and Wilfrid Bennett LewisJanuary 1936
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