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Authorised form of nameOnnes; Heike Kamerlingh (1853 - 1926)
Other forms of nameKamerlingh Onnes, Heike
SurnameOnnes
ForenamesHeike Kamerlingh
Dates1853 - 1926
NationalityDutch
Dates and placesBirth:
Groningen, Netherlands (21 September 1853)
Death:
Leyden, Netherlands (21 February 1926)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
23/03/1916
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1912; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1913
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Authority:
AltName from DSB
References:
J S Rowlinson, 'The work of Thomas Andrews and James Thomson on the liquefaction of gases' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 143-159
J S Rowlinson, 'Gases and liquids. How fluids unmix: discoveries by the school of Van der Waals and Kamerlingh Onnes, by J L Sengers' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 255-256
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 1. Progress before 1940' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 317 - 322
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1927 vol 113 pp i-vi, plate, signed by F G D
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/34516797
Royal Society codeNA452
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1916/05Onnes, Heike Kamerlingh: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/928/2/126Letter from Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Natuurkundig Laboratorium, Leiden, to Charles Vernon Boys, Royal College of Science, South Kensington, London18 November 1893
RR/26/106Referee's report by James Alfred Ewing, on a paper 'On the influence of low temperatures on the magnetic properties of alloys of iron with nickel and manganese' by Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Robert Abbott Hadfield and H R Woltjer22 March 1921
NLB/64/32Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Heike] Kamerlingh Onnes, FRS20 January 1923
NLB/64/731Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Heike] Kamerlingh Onnes, Forgein Member of the Royal Society11 June 1923
NLB/65/339Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Heike] Kamerlingh Onnes, FRS16 October 1923
NLB/65/92Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Alexander] Lindemann, FRS; circulated to all members of the Physics Committee26 July 1923
NLB/65/341Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS16 October 1923
NLB/69/416Copy letter from Sir Ernest Rutherford, President of the Royal Society; to Madame Onnes25 March 1926
NLB/69/794Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frederick George] Donnan, C.B.E., FRS18 October 1926
NLB/64/732Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society;[Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh11 June 1923
NLB/65/16Copy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS13 July 1923
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