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Authorised form of nameRussell; Alexander (1861 - 1943)
SurnameRussell
ForenamesAlexander
Dates1861 - 1943
Dates and placesBirth:
15 July 1861
Death:
14 January 1943
ActivityEducation:
Glasgow University and Caius College, Cambridge: MA; DSc
Career:
Principal, Faraday House Electrical Engineering College (1909 - after 1924); President of Physical Society; Member of Council and ex-Vice-President of Institution of Electrical Engineers
Memberships:
MIEE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/05/1924
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 427-428, plate, by A Campbell
References:
Raymond Phineas Stearns, 'Fellows of the Royal Society in North Africa and the Levant, 1662-1800' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 75-90
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/272966989
Royal Society codeNA2459
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1924/13Russell, Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/52/608Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Principal Alexander Russell; Faraday House, Southampton Row26 January 1916
RR/17/431Referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on a paper 'An electrical device for evaluating formulae and solving equations' by Alexander Russell and Arthur WrightApril 1909
RR/64/48Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The absolute measurement of resistance by the method of Albert Campbell' by L Hartshorn and N F Astbury[March 1937]
NLB/65/716Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alexander] Russell; 28 New Cavendish Street, W.1.12 December 1923
RR/47/95Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'Triboelectricity and friction. VII.—Quantitative results for metals and other solid elements, with silica' by P E Shaw and E W L LeaveyJuly 1932
RR/36/80Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The magnetic susceptibility of some binary alloys' by James F Spencer and M E John26 May 1927
RR/38/87Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'An electrical method of determining conductivities of wires' by W G KannuluikDecember 1929
RR/43/80Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'On the thermal conductivity of some metal wires' by W G KannuluikJanuary 1931
RR/42/47Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on two papers 'Triboelectricity and friction.—VI. On surface strain and relaxation for unlike solids' and 'Triboelectricity and friction. VII.—Quantitative results for metals and other solid elements, with silica' by P E Shaw and R F Hanstock15 May 1930
RR/45/10Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'Magnetic noise in dynamo-electric machines' by Frederick William Carter29 September 1931
RR/44/41Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'A new apparatus for the measurement of the earth's magnetic field' by L F BatesJuly 1932
RR/48/46Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'Power loss phenomena in liquid dielectrics' by Willis Jackson16 July 1933
RR/46/108Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The electrical properties of soil for alternating currents at radio frequencies' by R L Smith-Rose19 January 1933
RR/49/149Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The specific heat of nickel and of some nickel-copper alloys' by K E Grew[March 1934]
RR/50/94Referee's report by Alexnader Russell, on a paper 'A simple method of demonstrating the paramagnetism and diamagnetism of substances in magnetic fields of low intensity' by Alexander Oliver Rankine24 January 1934
RR/51/75Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The electrical properties of sea-water for alternating currents' by R L Smith-Rose[August 1933]
RR/55/23Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The application of the magento ionic theory to the ionosphere' by H G Booker18 February 1935
RR/56/40Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The dielectric loss characteristics of a chlorinated diphenyl' by Willis Jackson16 July 1935
RR/56/39Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The mechanism of dielectric loss in paraffin wax solutions at high radio frequencies' by Willis Jackson[January 1935]
RR/56/62Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'On the application of Debye's theory of polar molecules in solid dielectrics' by B J O'Kane6 August 1935
RR/55/142Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'On the force between two coaxial single layer helices carrying current' by Richard Tetley Glazebrook and H M Lyon9 November 1935
RR/58/2Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The electrical properties of high permeability wires carrying alternating current' by E P Harrison, G L Turney, Henry Rowe and H Gollop17 June 1936
RR/57/125Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'Dielectric constants of solids at high frequencies and the influence of water of crystallization on dielectric constant' by E F Burton and L G Turnbull17 July 1936
RR/60/23Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The effect of space-charge on the secondary current in a triode' by D M Myers, Douglas Rayner Hartree and A PorterSeptember 1936
RR/59/17Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'Note on surges of voltage and current in transmission lines' by Frederick William Carter7 March 1936
RR/63/69Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The behaviour of an osglim lamp. II. Oscillograph methods, steady motion and relaxational oscillations' by Lewis Fry RichardsonJune 1937
RR/63/68Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The behaviour of an osglim lamp. I. Introduction, drift, equilibrium and A.C. bridge measurements' by Lewis Fry Richardson11 April 1937
RR/59/67Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'A new method for investigating conduction phenomena in semi-conductors' by J A V Fairbrother[May 1936]
RR/63/70Referee's report by Alexander Russell, on a paper 'The behaviour of an osglim lamp - III—Osglims in parallel, forming models of reciprocal inhibition' by Lewis Fry RichardsonSeptember 1937
NLB/65/452Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Alexander Russell; Faraday House, Southampton Row2 November 1923
NLB/65/368Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Charles [Scott] Sherrington [President of the Royal Society], GBE, FRS20 October 1923
NLB/65/703Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Director of the National Physical Laboratory11 December 1923
NLB/67/340Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alexander] Russell, FRS8 December 1924
NLB/68/766Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Alexander] Russell, FRS30 October 1925
NLB/72/312Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr Alexander Russell, FRS2 July 1929
NLB/67/893Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alexander] Russell, FRS2 April 1925
RR/24/74Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'The electrostatic problem of a conducting sphere in a spherical cavity' by Alexander Russell[1917]
RR/19/110Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'Note on the electric capacity coefficients of spheres' by Alexander Russell[October 1912]
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