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Authorised form of nameDitchburn; Robert William (1903 - 1987)
Dates1903 - 1987
Date of birth14/01/1903
Date of death08/04/1987
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1962
Age at election59
SourcesAssocMaterial:
NCUACS 6/5/88. Papers deposited in Reading University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1988 vol 34 pp 63-95, plate, by G W Series
Royal Society codeNA5089
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/1/33/1/2Nobel Prize1948
IM/GA/WRS/9044Ditchburn, Robert Williamnd
RR/49/33Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'Continuous absorption of light in caesium vapour' by H J J Braddick and Robert William Ditchburnnd [October 1933]
RR/35/61Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'The continuous absorption of light in potassium vapour' by Robert Williams DitchburnSeptember 1927
RR/39/66Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The ionisation of potassium vapour' by Robert William Ditchburn and F L Arnot[February 1929]
RR/49/94Referee's report by James Chadwick, on a paper 'The deposition of sputtered films' by Robert William Ditchburn[February 1933]
RR/55/59Referee's report by John Cunningham McLennan, on a paper ['The absorption of light in cæsium vapour in the presence of helium'] by H J J Braddick and Robert William DitchburnMarch 1935
RR/59/53Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The absorption of light in caesium vapour in the presence of foreign gases' by Robert William Ditchburn and J Harding[June 1936]
RR/59/54Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'The absorption of light in caesium vapour in the presence of foreign gases' by Robert William Ditchburn and J Harding22 May 1936
RR/68/225Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The continuous absorption of light in potassium vapour' by Robert William Ditchburn, J Tunstead and J G Yates[1942]
EC/1962/08Ditchburn, Robert William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/35/60Referee's report by Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson, on a paper 'The continuous absorption of light in potassium vapour' by Robert Williams DitchburnSeptember 1927
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