Authorised form of nameOrowan; Egon (1902 - 1989)
Dates1902 - 1989
Date of birth02/08/1902
Date of death03/08/1989
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election20/03/1947
Age at election44
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1995 vol 41 pp 315-340, plate, by F R N Nabarro and A S Argon
N N Greenwood and J A Spink, 'An antipodean laboratory of remarkable distinction' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 85-105
Royal Society codeNA2088
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1947/20Orowan, Egon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/3/2/4/14/33Correspondence with Ergon Orowan on continental drift1964
IM/GA/WS/2705Orowan, Egonnd
RR/65/208Referee's report by Herbert John Gough, on a paper 'Theory of the fatigue of metals' by Egon Orowan21 July 1938
RR/65/207Referee's report by Cecil Henry Desch, on a paper 'Theory of the fatigue of metals' by Egon OrowanFebruary 1939
RR/72/13Referee's report by Egon Orowan, on a paper 'The specific energy of crystal boundaries in tin' by K T Aust and B Chalmers1949
RR/71/103Referee's report by Egon Orowan, on a paper 'Dislocations as a cause of mechanical damping in metals' by John Douglas Eshelby[1948]
RR/72/121Referee's report by Egon Orowan, on a paper 'One-dimensional dislocations - III. Influence of the second harmonic term in the potential representation, on the properties of the model' by Frederick Charles Frank and J H van der Merwe1949
PB/1/33/1/7Nobel Prize1948
IM/003388Orowan, EgonApril 1966
IM/003387Orowan, Egon1960
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