Record

Authorised form of nameGabor; Dennis (1900 - 1979)
Other forms of nameDenis
Dates1900 - 1979
Place of birthBudapest, Hungary
Date of birth05/06/1900
Place of deathLondon
Date of death09/02/1979
Research fieldPhysics; electrical engineering
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1971
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1956
Age at election55
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1968
SourcesAltname taken from election certificate
Sources:
DSB vol 17 pp 324-328
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1980 vol 26 pp 107-147, plate, by T E Allibone
References:
P G Tanner and T E Allibone, 'The Patent Literature of Nobel Laureate Dennis Gabor (1900-1979)' in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 105-120
Royal Society codeNA6123
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/2/6/33'Where Do Cosmic Rays Come From? Acceleration by Changing Magnetic Fields', in "Times Science Review", Winter 19541954
PB/9/1/42Correspondence with Dennis Gabor1967-1971
PB/1/33/5/3Order of Merit1967
PB/8/27/4Letters of thanks, comment etc from friend and colleagues re 'Atomic Weapons and East-West Relations'1956
IM/001585Gabor, Davidnd
RR/68/467Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Stationary electron swarms in electromagnetic fields' by Dennis Gabor[1944]
RR/71/111Referee's report by Cecil Reginald Burch, on a paper 'Microscopy by reconstructed wave-fronts' by Dennis Gabor[1948]
RR/71/110Letter from Harry Hemley Plaskett, to David Christie Martin, regarding a paper 'Microscopy by reconstructed wave-fronts' by Dennis Gabor21 September 1948
RR/71/112Referee's report by George Ingle Finch, on a paper 'Microscopy by reconstructed wave-fronts' by Dennis Gabor[1948]
RR/71/113Referee's report by Thomas Smith, on a paper 'Microscopy by reconstructed wave-fronts' by Dennis Gabor[1948]
EC/1956/06Gabor, Denis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PB/4/7/2/13'Operational research and nuclear weapons'1961
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