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Authorised form of nameLennard-Jones; Sir; John Edward (1894 - 1954)
Other forms of nameJohn Edward Lennard-
Other forms of surnameJones
Dates1894 - 1954
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLeigh, Lancashire, England
Date of birth27 October 1894
Place of deathStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Date of death01/11/1954
Research fieldTheoretical physics
Theoretical chemistry
ActivityEducation:
PhD; DSc
Career:
Professor of Theoretical Physics, Bristol University; John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, Cambridge University ( 1931-1953)
Honours:
KBE 1946
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/05/1933
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1953
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 2/73. Papers deposited in Churchill College, Cambridge
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1955 vol 1 pp 175-184, plate, by N F Mott
Royal Society codeNA6299
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/41/144Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Perturbation problems in quantum mechanics' by John Edward Lennard-JonesSeptember 1930
RR/35/141Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'The equation of state of a gaseous mixture' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and W R Cook17 March 1927
RR/50/97Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The constitution of water in different states' by I Ramakrishna RaoMarch 1934
RR/50/95Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Study of electrolytic dissociation by the Raman effect. II.—Nitrates' by I Ramakrishna RaoDecember 1933
RR/52/58Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of specific heat IV—On the calculation of the specific heat of crystals from elastic data' by Moses BlackmanDecember 1934
RR/50/96Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The constitution of water in different states' by I Ramakrishna RaoDecember 1933
RR/50/121Referee's report by Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Two types of diamond' by Robert Robertson, John Jacob Fox and A E MartinDecember 1933
RR/52/56Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of the specific heat of crystals I—Lattice theory and continuum theory' by Moses Blackman20 August 1934
RR/72/146Referee's report by Meredith Gwynne Evans, on a paper 'The molecular orbital theory of chemical valency. III. Properties of molecular orbitals' by G G Hall and John Edward Lennard-Jones1949
RR/52/59Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of the specific heat of crystals II—On the vibrational spectrum of cubical lattices and its application to the specific heat of crystals' by Moses BlackmanAugust 1934
RR/52/65Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'A note on the spectrum of the frequencies of a polar crystal lattice' by Max Born and J H C Thompson17 August 1934
RR/52/63Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'On the theory of optical activity I—General theory of a system of coupled isotropic oscillators II—Molecules with a binary axis of symmetry' by Max BornJanuary 1935
RR/53/64Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Experiments on heavy hydrogen. II. The ortho-para conversion' by Adalbert Farkas, Ladislas Farkas and P Harteck[March 1934]
RR/55/5Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Refractive dispersion of organic compounds VIII-Isomers of the formula C4H8O2 : dioxan, ethyl acetate, iso -butyric acid, and acetoin' by C B Allsopp and H F WillisAugust 1935
RR/52/57Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of specific heat III—On the existence of pseudo-T3 regions in the specific heat curve of a crystal' by Moses BlackmanDecember 1934
RR/54/68Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The van der Waals potential and the lattice energy of a n — CH2 chain molecule in a paraffin crystal' by Alex MüllerDecember 1935
RR/54/32Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Phase-equilibrium of supraconductors in a magnetic field' by H London26 July 1935
RR/53/43Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The emission of electrons under the influence of chemical action Part V—The theory of the chemical electron emission and its application to certain reactions involving haloids' by A K Denisoff and Owen Willans Richardson[December 1934]
RR/54/67Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The van der Waals potential and the lattice energy of a n — CH2 chain molecule in a paraffin crystal' by Alex Müller1 November 1935
RR/54/24Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces I—The activation of adsorbed atoms to higher vibrational states' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and C StrachanJanuary 1935
RR/61/46Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Wave functions and permeabilities for a new type of potential barrier' by R P BellJanuary 1937
RR/53/109Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Absorption bands of HCN in the photographic infra-red' by Gerhard Herzberg and J W T Spinks[July 1934]
RR/55/29Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The theory of reactions involving proton transfers' by Ronald Percy BellDecember 1935
RR/56/42Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Exchange of energy between diatomic gas molecules and a solid surface' by J M Jackson and A Howarth[August 1935]
RR/55/4Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Refractive dispersion of organic compounds VII-The refractive indices of the hexane and the refractive of hydrogen and carbon. Significance of the dispersion constants' by C B Allsopp and H F WillisAugust 1935
RR/54/139Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'On the spectrum of the normal frequencies of a polar crystal lattice' by J H C Thompson18 January 1935
RR/55/57Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The absorption spectra of complex molecules. Part I. The theoretical calculation of the critical frequencies of a molecule' by Samuell Francis Boys26 July 1935
RR/55/111Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The emission of electrons under the influence of chemical action' by A K
Denisoff and Owen Willans Richardson
March 1935
RR/58/54Referee's report by Nevill Francis Mott, on a paper 'The electronic structure of some polyenes and aromatic molecules I–The nature of the links by the method of molecular orbitals' by John Edward Lennard-JonesOctober 1936
RR/58/4Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Self-consistent field, with exchange, for Cl-' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and W HartreeApril 1936
RR/57/100Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Extract and approximate expressions for the permeability of potential barriers to light particles' by Ronald Percy Bell[July 1936]
RR/58/56Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces VI—The behaviour of adsorbed helium at low temperatures' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F DevonshireOctober 1936
RR/57/73Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Investigations of raman spectra. III. Deuterium-substituted acetic acids' by W Rogie Angus, Alan H Leckie and Christopher L Wilson[January 1936]
RR/57/88Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The contribution to the electrical resistance of metals from collisions between electrons' by W G Baber[August 1936]
RR/64/26Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Theory of electrical breakdown in ionic crystals' by Herbert Fröhlich16 February 1937
RR/58/30Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The theory of the galvomagnetic effects in bismuth' by H Jones17 March 1936
RR/61/31Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'An analysis by adsorption of the surface structure of graphite' by Richard Maling BarrerMay 1937
RR/58/52Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces III—The condensation and evaporation of atoms and molecules' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F DevonshireApril 1936
RR/58/55Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces VII—The diffraction of atoms by a surface' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F DevonshireOctober 1936
RR/58/53Referee's report by Robert Robertson, on a paper 'The electronic structure of some polyenes and aromatic molecules I–The nature of the links by the method of molecular orbitals' by John Edward Lennard-JonesSeptember 1936
RR/58/51Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces IV?The condensation and evaporation of atoms and molecules' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F DevonshireApril 1936
RR/60/22Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The dielectric polarization of n-long chain ketones near their melting points' by Alex MüllerAugust 1936
RR/59/86Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The elastic constants and specific heats of the alkali metals' by Karl FuchsJune 1936
RR/65/96Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Melting as a disorder phenomenon' by Frederick Charles FrankDecember 1938
RR/65/164Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on two papers 'Problems of stability in hydrophobic colloidal solutions, parts I and II' by S LevineNovember 1938
RR/63/130Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Statistical mechanics of the adsorption of gases at solid surfaces' by F J Wilkins22 October 1937
RR/64/101Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Critical phenomena in gases - I' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F Devonshire[August 1937]
RR/64/76Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic specific heat and X-ray absorption of metals, and some other properties related to electron bands' by Harry Jones and Nevill Francis Mott24 June 1937
RR/64/104Referee's report by Nevill Francis Mott, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces - XI—The dispersal of energy from an activated link' by John Edward Lennard-Jones[August 1937]
RR/65/71Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'Critical and co-operative phenomena. III. A theory of melting and the structure of liquids' by A F Devonshire and John Edward Lennard-Jones September 1938
RR/65/95Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'A new theory of melting points' by F C FrankOctober 1938
RR/66/198Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'A new method for studying the adsorption of gases at very low pressures and the properties of adsorbed films of oxygen on tungsten' by J L Morrison and J K Roberts[1939]
RR/65/162Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'Critical and co-operative phenomena. IV. A theory of disorder in solids and liquids and the process of melting' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F DevonshireJanuary 1939
RR/66/58Second referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The compressibilities and expansion coefficients of gases at low pressures, and their relation to molecular volume' by J B M Coppock[1939]
RR/66/196Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The kinetics of the formation of oxygen films on tungsten' by J L Morrison and J K Roberts[August 1939]
RR/65/270Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Statistical theory of superlattices I & II' by J S Wang24 June 1938
RR/67/22Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Potential energy curves in proton transfer reactions' by Ronald Percy Bell and O M Lidwell23 May 1940
RR/67/309Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Melting and crystal structure' by J W H Oldham and Alfred Rene Jean Paul UbbelohdeMay 1940
RR/69/52Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Tables of second virial and low-pressure Joule-Thomson coefficients for intermolecular potentials with exponential repulsion' by R A Buckingham and J Corner12 July 1946
RR/68/37Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'Critical and co-operative phenomena. VI. The neighbour distribution function in monatomic liquids and dense gases' by J Corner and John Edward Lennard-Jones[1941]
RR/68/49Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'On the theory of finite deformations of elastic crystals' by R Fürth[1941]
RR/68/107Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Further investigations of solid n-paraffins (Repulsion potential and compressibility)' by Alex Müller[February 1941]
RR/69/238Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Fragmentation of shell cases' by Nevill Francis Mott1945
RR/71/180Referee's report by Meredith Gwynne Evans, on a paper 'The molecular orbital theory of chemical valency I. The determination of molecular orbitals' by John Edward Lennard-Jones3 September 1948
RR/68/208Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Chemical equilibria of thermal associations' by Albert Wassermann17 March 1941
RR/71/284Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Evaporation and surface structure of liquids' by G Wyllie9 December 1948
RR/70/69Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic structure of conjugated systems. Parts III and IV' by Charles Alfred Coulson and Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins1947
RR/72/179Referee's report by Meredith Gwynne Evans, on a paper 'The molecular orbital theory of chemical valency. IV. The significance of equivalent orbitals' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and John Anthony Pople1949
RR/68/221Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Molecular wave functions for lithium' by Charles Alfred Coulson and W E Duncanson20 August 1942
RR/71/76Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic structure of conjugated systems V. The interaction of two conjugated systems' by Charles Alfred Coulson and Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins28 May 1948
RR/69/196Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones on two papers 'The adsorption of vapours on mercury. Parts I and II' by Charles Kemball and Eric Keightley Rideal to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton2 January 1946
RR/72/61Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic structure of conjugated systems. VI' by B H Chirgwin and Charles Alfred Coulson8 November 1949
RR/71/83Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules I. Identification of the ethylene p-electron states' by David Parker Craig[1948]
RR/70/67Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic structure of conjugated systems II. Unsaturated hydrocarbons and their hetero-derivatives' by Charles Alfred Coulson and Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins1947
RR/70/66Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The electronic structure of conjugated systems I. General theory' by Charles Alfred Coulson and Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins17 April 1947
RR/72/80Referee's report by John Edward Lennard Jones, on a paper 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules. IV. Disagreements between the valence-bond and molecular orbital thery. The role of configuration interaction in benzene' by D P Craig29 March 1949
RR/71/181Referee's report by Meredith Gwynne Evans, on a paper 'The molecular orbital theory of chemical valency II. Equivalent orbitals in molecules of known symmetry' by John Edward Lennard-Jones[1948]
RR/71/214Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Molecular orbitals arid the Hartree field' by W Moffitt1948
RR/71/229Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'A resonating-valence-bond theory of metals and intermetallic compounds' by Linus Carl Pauling1948
RR/34/42Referee's report by William Lawrence Bragg, on a paper 'Some theoretical determinations of the structure of carbonate crystals.—I' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and Beryl M Dent[November 1926]
RR/38/102Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The change in lattice spacing at a crystal boundary' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and Beryl M DentAugust 1928
NLB/68/585Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Owen Willans] Richardson, FRS8 September 1925
IM/GA/WS/1708Lennard Jones, Sir John Edwardnd
RR/53/42Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The emission of electrons under the influence of chemical action. Part III.—The action of Cl2, Br2, I2, NOCl, HCl, N2O, and COS on NaK2' by A K Denisoff and Owen Willans Richardson[March 1934]
RR/58/80Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Negative atomic ions' by H S W Massey and Robert Allan SmithFebruary 1936
RR/57/108Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'On the absorption of polar crystals in the infra-red' by Moses Blackman28 May 1936
RR/56/41Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Exchange of energy between diatomic gas molecules and a solid surface' by J M Jackson and A Howarth[February 1935]
RR/71/142Letter from David Christie Martin, to John Edward Lennard-Jones, regarding a paper 'On the theory of statistical and isotropic turbulence' by Werner Karl Heisenberg17 June 1948
RR/62/56Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The absorption spectra and photochemistry of poly­atomic molecules containing alkyl radicals - V—Vibration frequencies and structure' by Harold Warris Thompson and John Wilfrid Linnett[February 1937]
RR/63/79Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Electrosmosis between plane parallel walls produced by high-frequency alternating currents' by Louis Rosenhead, J C P Miller and J J Bikerman17 August 1937
RR/64/102Referee's report by Charles Herbert Lees, on a paper 'Critical phenomena in gases. II. Vapour pressures and boiling points' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and A F Devonshire[January 1938]
RR/65/115Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Self-consistent field, including exchange and superposition of configurations, with some results for oxygen' by Douglas Rayner Hartree, W Hartree and Bertha Swirles24 January 1938
RR/65/137Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'A high-temperature debye-scherrer camera, and its application to the study of the lattice spacing of silver' by William Hume-Rothery and Peter William Reynolds1 April 1938
RR/71/84Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules. II. Symmetry properties and matrix elements for polar structures' by David Parker Craig[1948]
EC/1933/10Lennard-Jones, Sir John Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/49/32Referee's report by Thomas Martin Lowry and John Edward Lennard-Jones, on two papers 'Optical rotatory power. I—A theoretical calculation for a molecule containing only isotropic refractive centres' and 'Optical rotatory power. II.—The calculation of the rotatory power of a molecule containing four refractive radicals at the corners of an irregular tetrahedron' by Samuel Francis Boys[December 1933]
RR/67/42Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Two-phase equilibrium in binary and ternary systems' by J H BurgoyneJune 1940
RR/64/103Referee's report by Nevill Francis Mott, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces - X-The activation of adsorbed atoms by metallic electrons' by John Edward Lennard-Jones and E T Goodwin[August 1937]
RR/71/85Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules III. The energy levels of benzene' by David Parker Craig28 March 1949
RR/71/86Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones, regarding three papers 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules I. Identification of the ethylene p-electron states', 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules. II. Symmetry properties and matrix elements for polar structures' and 'Polar structures in the theory of conjugated molecules III. The energy levels of benzene' by David Parker Craig6 June 1949
RR/66/22Letter from John Edward Lennard-Jones, to Alfed Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The replusive forces between isotopic molecules' by Ronald Percy Bell2 January 1940
RR/66/21Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The replusive forces between isotopic molecules' by Ronald Percy Bell24 November 1939
RR/66/57Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'The compressibilities and expansion coefficients of gases at low pressures, and their relation to molecular volume' by J B M Coppock8 June 1939
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