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Authorised form of nameFowler; Sir; Ralph Howard (1889 - 1944)
SurnameFowler
ForenamesRalph Howard
Dates1889 - 1944
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Roydon, Essex, England (17 January 1889)
Death:
Cambridge (28 July 1944)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, physics
Education:
Winchester College; MA
Career:
Taught at Winchester College (1914); Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; University Lecturer in Mathematics; John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Mathematical Physics, Cambridge (1931-1944); member of Governing Body, Winchester College (1933-1944)
Honours:
OBE 1918; Kt 1942
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1925
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1936
Lectures:
Bakerian 1935
RelationshipsSon-in-law of Ernest Rutherford (FRS 1903); father of Peter Fowler (FRS 1964)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1945-1948 vol 5 pp 61-78, plate, by E A Milne
References:
R V Jones, 'Addendum' in NR 1994 vol 48 p 165
Sir William McCrea, 'Sir Ralph Howard Fowler, 1889-1944: a Centenary Lecture' in NR 1993 vol 47 pp 61-78, plate
Sir William McCrea, review of S Chandrasekhar, Selected Papers. Vol. 1: Stellar Structure and Stellar Atmospheres. Vol. 2: Radiative Transfer and Negative Ion of Hydrogen in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 137-139
Meg Weston Smith, 'E A Milne and the Creation of Air Defence: Some Letters From an Unprincipled Brigand, 1916-1919' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 241-255
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/12391157
Royal Society codeNA6335
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/66/352Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; [Ralph Howard] Fowler Esq., Trinity College, Cambridge14 April 1924
IM/003949Group photographnd
EC/1925/03Fowler, Sir Ralph Howard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/53/47Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic fields due to variable electric charges and the intensities of spectrum lines according to quantum theory' by Colin E Easthope[October 1934]
RR/43/3Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Eigenfunctions for calculating electronic vibrational intensities' by P M DavidsonDecember 1931
RR/22/77Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the oxy-hydrogen flame spectrum of iron' by Joseph Norman Lockyer and H E GoodsonDecember 1915
RR/26/44Referee's report by Leonard Bairstow, on a paper 'The aerodynamics of a spinning shell.—Part II' by Ralph Howard Fowler and C N H Lock7 October 1921
RR/26/45Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'The aerodynamics of a spinning shell.—Part II' by Ralph Howard Fowler and C N H Lock[November 1921]
RR/26/43Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'A simple extension of Fourier's integral theorem and some physical applications, in particular to the theory of quanta' by Ralph Howard Fowler12 June 1921
RR/47/93Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A theoretical investigation of the oxygen atom in various states of ionisation' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and M M BlackOctober 1932
RR/35/80Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The fundamental equation of wave mechancis and the [metrics] of space' by H T Flint and J W FisherNovember 1927
RR/54/27Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Statistical treatment of strong electrolytes' by S LevineApril 1935
RR/37/154Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Relativity and wave mechanics' by William WilsonFebruary 1928
RR/35/54Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Examples of the Zeeman effect at intermediate strengths of magnetic field' by K DarwinDecember 1927
RR/33/76Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The effective cross section of the oriented hydrogen atom' Ronald G J FraserDecember 1926
RR/33/81Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The first steps in the approximate solution of differential equations by interpenetrating lattices' by J A GauntDecember 1926
RR/33/50Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the gyration of light by multiplet lines' by Charles Galton DarwinJune 1926
RR/33/32Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The equilibrium of heterogeneous systems including electrolytes. Part II.— equilibrium at interfaces and the theory of electro-capillarity' by John Alfred Valentine ButlerNovember 1926
RR/34/99Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The theory of the linear electric oscillator and its bearing on the electron theory' by George Adolphus Schott[June 1926]
RR/33/75Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'On the rate of maximum activation by collision for complex molecules with applications to velocities of gas reactions' by Ralph Howard Fowler and Eric Keightley RidealNovember 1926
RR/35/41Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A theory of internal ballistics based on a pressure-index law burning for propellants' by C A ClemmowDecember 1927
RR/34/64Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The Hamiltonian equation in the new quantum mechanics' by John Marshall[January 1927]
RR/34/94Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The deferred approach to the limit' by Lewis Fry Richardson and J Arthur Gaunt[December 1926]
RR/35/51Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The Zeeman effect and spherical harmonics' by Charles Galton DarwinMarch 1927
RR/34/49Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Gas law based on molecular dimensions and molecular forces' by Otto Maass[April 1926]
RR/35/76Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Relativity and the quantum theory' by H T FlintNovember 1927
RR/35/53Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Free motion in the wave mechanics' by Charles Galton DarwinNovember 1927
RR/35/128Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The band spectra of silicon fluoride' by R C Johnson and H G Jenkins1927
RR/37/149Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The diffraction of cathode rays' by J M WhittakerMay 1928
RR/38/22Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Further investigations of the spectrum of singly-ionised carbon (C 11)' by Alfred Fowler and E W H SelwynJuly 1928
NLB/71/189Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Ralph Howard] Fowler Esq., O.B.E., FRS4 February 1928
RR/37/97Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Stark-effect in a violet region of the secondary spectrum of hydrogen' by J K L MacDonaldNovember 1928
RR/38/14Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the determination of the range of frequencies within the group of mechanical waves of a electron' by H T FlintOctober 1929
RR/37/8Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The infrared emissionspectre of the carbon monoxide flame' by C R Bailey and Kim Hou LihAugust 1928
RR/37/120Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The mechanics of the hydrogen atom' by [Ali Moustafa] MosharrafaAugust 1928
RR/36/56Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The hydrogen band spectrum: new band systems in the violet' by Owen Willans Richardson[May 1927]
RR/36/37Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Magnetic forces in quantum mechanics' by F B Pidduck[November 1927]
RR/37/84Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Hyperfine structure in the arc spectrum of cæsium and nuclear rotation' by Derek Ainslie JacksonOctober 1928
RR/36/83Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A ring model of the sodium atom' by W G L Sutton[May 1927]
RR/37/142Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The effect of electric fields on the emission of electrons from conductors' by A T WatermanJune 1928
RR/38/17Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Effect of combined electric and magnetic fields on the helium spectrum' by John Stuart FosterNovember 1928
RR/38/19Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The thermionic emission constant A' by Ralph Howard Fowler1928
RR/37/143Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The effect of electric fields on the emission of electrons from conductors' by A T Waterman1928
RR/38/23Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'A detailed study of the "radioactive decay" of, and the penetration of a-particles into, a simplified one-dimensional nucleus' by Ralph Howard Fowler and Alan Herries WilsonMay 1929
RR/38/18Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The photo-electric threshold frequency and the thermionic work function' by Ralph Howard Fowler1928
RR/39/32Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the temperature variation of the specific heats of hydrogen and nitrogen' by J H Brinkworth[October 1929]
RR/39/38Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On periodic orbits for atoms of the helium type' by D Buchanan[October 1929]
RR/38/2Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A symmetrical treatment of the wave equation' by Arthur Stanley EddingtonSeptember 1928
RR/39/47Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A general equation of state and the Debye–Hückel theory on the new statistics' by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar[October 1929]
RR/38/21Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Patterns and paschen-back analogue in the stark-effect for neon' by John Stuart Foster and W RowlesNovember 1928
RR/38/20Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Relative intensities of stark components in hydrogen' by John Stuart Foster and Laura ChalkNovember 1928
RR/40/23Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The scattering of electrons by atoms' by Nevill Francis MottMarch 1930
RR/40/107Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The second order wave equations of the spinning electron' by George TempleJune 1929
RR/38/150Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The scattering power of a bare nucleus according to wave mechanics' by George TempleOctober 1928
RR/39/60Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A collision problem in the wave mechanics' by Charles Galton Darwin[April 1929]
RR/39/94Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Hamilton's Principle and the field equation' by D Meskyn[October 1929]
RR/40/101Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'Further studies in the emission of electrons from cold metals' by T E Stern, B S Gosling and Ralph Howard Fowler1929
RR/44/61Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Lorentz's equation' by R A SampsonJuly 1931
RR/39/101Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Wave mechanics and the dual aspect of matter and radiation' by [Ali Moustafa] Mosharrafa[October 1929]
RR/41/58Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Examples of the uncertainty principle' by Charles Galton DarwinJanuary 1931
RR/39/107Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'New methods in statistical mechanic' by Meghnad Saha and Ramesh Chandra[April 1929]
RR/37/37Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The equilibrium of heterogeneous systems including electrolytes. Part III. The effect of an electric field on the adsorption of organic molecules, and the interpretation of electro­-capillary curves' by John Alfred Valentine Butler1928
RR/41/93Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Speculations concerning the a-, ß- and ?-Rays of Ra B, C, C.- Part I. A revised theory of the interval absorption coefficient' by Ralph Howard Fowler1930
RR/43/105Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The nuclear moment of the indium atom' by John Cunningham McLennan and Elizabeth J AllinJuly 1931
RR/43/113Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The normal vibrations of carbonate and nitrate ions' by A C MenziesSeptember 1931
RR/43/31Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The effect of combined electric and magnetic fields on the helium spectrum. — II' by John Stuart FosterJanuary 1931
RR/43/124Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Material and radiational waves' by [Ali Moustafa] MosharrafaFebruary 1931
RR/43/109Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Interpretation of hyperfine structure.—Discussion of H. F. S. in Tl II. Relative g (I) factors of Tl, Bi and Pb (207), and nuclear structure' by John Cunningham McLennan, A B McLay and M F CrawfordAugust 1931
RR/45/54Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the statistics of similar particles' by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar[October 1932]
RR/65/192Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the absorption of light by crystals' by Nevill Francis MottJune 1938
RR/45/59Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The differential equations of ballistics' by C A Clemmow[June 1932]
RR/38/67Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The determination of molecular forces from the viscosity of a gas' by H R Hasse and W R CookJune 1929
RR/45/89Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The application of quantum mechanics to chemical kinetics' by Ronald Percy Bell[October 1932]
RR/46/24Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The excitation function of helium' by J H Lees[March 1932]
RR/45/91Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The motion of a point-charge as the shortest path in a moving medium' by H F Biggs[May 1932]
RR/54/144Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Stark intensities in a canal-ray source at different pressures' by R L ThorntonOctober 1934
RR/44/103Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The mechanism and molecula statistics of the reaction CuSO4.5H2O = CuSO4.H2O + 4H2O' by B TopleyJanuary 1932
RR/46/27Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Notes on the excitation processes in helium' by J H Lees and Herbert Wakefield Banks Skinner[February 1932]
RR/47/16Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Relativistic quantum mechanics' by Paul Adrien Maurice DiracApril 1932
RR/46/25Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The excitation function of helium' by J H Lees[February 1932]
RR/61/72Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The quantum theory of atomic polarization II— The van der Waals energy of two atoms' by R A BuckinghamJanuary 1937
RR/48/10Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Results of calculations of atomic wave functions. II.—Results for K+ and Cs+' by Douglas Rayner Hartree[November 1933]
RR/52/50Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The scattering of neutrons by protons' by Hans Albrecht Bethe and R PeierlsNovember 1934
RR/46/93Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic fields due to variable electric charges and the intensities of spectrum lines according to the quantum theory' by George Adolphus Schott[October 1932]
RR/48/47Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Exchange of energy between inert gas atoms and a solid surface' by J M Jackson and A Howarth[June 1933]
RR/47/57Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'The apparent conductivity of oxide coatings used on emitting filaments' by Ralph Howard Fowler and A H WilsonJune 1932
RR/48/60Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The general proof of certain fundamental equations in the theory of metallic conduction' by Harry Jones and Clarence Zener[August 1933]
RR/48/101Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'Notes on some electronic properties of conductors and insulators' by Ralph Howard Fowler[May 1933]
RR/48/71Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On a new type of high energy electron-proton combination' by G Sivaramakrishnan[October 1933]
RR/54/82Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The theory of the stability of the benzene ring and related compounds' by William George PenneyApril 1934
RR/48/72Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the neutron and the Bohr hydrogen atom' by G Sivaramakrishnan[June 1933]
RR/48/102Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'General considerations on the theory of the separation of H1 and H2 by electrolysis of water' by Ralph Howard Fowler[January 1934]
RR/48/100Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'An elementary theory of electronic semi-conductors, and some of their possible properties' by Ralph Howard Fowler[March 1933]
RR/48/132Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the foundations of the electron wave equation' by Samuel Roslington Milner[August 1932]
RR/48/133Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the foundations of the electron wave equation' by Samuel Roslington Milner[December 1932]
RR/47/134Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Fine structure in the arc spectra of bromine and iodine' by Samuel TolanskyFebruary 1932
RR/50/136Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic fields due to variable electric charges and the intensities of spectrum lines according to the quantum theory' by George Adolphus SchottNovember 1933
RR/49/90Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Quantization of the Kramers and Pauli model' by P M Davidson[May 1933]
RR/50/36Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Perturbations in the barium I spectrum' by G O LangstrothJune 1933
RR/54/28Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Statistical treatment of strong electrolytes' by S LevineJune 1935
RR/51/15Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Problem of the sedimentation equilibrium in colloidal suspensions' by S Levine[April 1934]
RR/52/48Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the stopping of fast particles and on the creation of positive electrons' by Hans Albrecht Bethe and W HeitlerMarch 1934
RR/51/109Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The internal conversion of Y-rays. -II' by Harold McCarter Taylor and Nevill Francis Mott[May 1933]
RR/52/39Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Quantum mechanical effects in reactions involving hydrogen' by Ronald Percy BellAugust 1934
RR/53/61Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Experiments on heavy hydrogen. Part I' by Adalbert Farkas and Ladislas Farkas[February 1934]
RR/54/77Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The vacuum in Dirac's theory of the positive electron' by R PeierlsApril 1934
RR/52/91Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The derivation of thermodynamical relations for a simple system' by A Norman ShawOctober 1934
RR/51/122Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A new method of calculating the mean value of 1/r3 for keplerian systems in quantum mechanics' by John Hasbrouck Van Vleck[November 1933]
RR/55/36Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Statistical theory of superlattices' by H A BetheFebruary 1935
RR/36/58Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the extraction of electrons from cold conductors in intense electric fields' by Owen Willans Richardson[January 1928]
RR/54/35Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'An experimental examination of the electrostatic behaviour of supraconductors' by H LondonJanuary 1936
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/54/31Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'On condensed helium at absolute zero' by F London12 September 1935
RR/56/10Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Self-consistent field, with exchange, for beryllium' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and W Hartree[March 1935]
RR/55/112Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The rotation of molecules in fields of octahedral symmetry' by A F DevonshireSeptember 1935
RR/56/130Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The interaction of atoms and molecules with solid surfaces II—The evaporation of adsorbed atoms' by C Strachan[January 1935]
RR/53/145Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Catalysis of O-P transformation in H2' by F Kalckar and E Teller[November 1934]
RR/53/131Referee's report by George Paget Thomson, on a paper 'The photoelectric absorption of Y-rays in heavy elements' by H R Hulme, J McDougall, R A Buckingham and Ralph Howard Fowler[November 1934]
RR/54/135Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Faults in a material which yields to shear stress while retaining its volume elasticity' by Geoffrey Ingram TaylorFebruary 1934
RR/53/140Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The hyperfine structure of the resonance lines of potassium' by Derek Ainslie Jackson and H Kuhn[September 1934]
RR/56/6Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Results of Calculations of Atomic Wave Functions. IV. Results for F$^{-}$, Al$^{+3}$, and Rb$^{+}$' by Douglas Rayner Hartree[May 1935]
RR/55/106Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Notes on magneto-optics' by Charles Galton DarwinJune 1935
RR/56/11Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Self-consistent field, with exchange, for beryllium - II—The (2s) (2p) 3P and 1P excited states' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and W Hartree[January 1936]
RR/56/88Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the ground state of (H2), the molecular Ion (H2 +) and wave mechanics' by Owen Willans Richardson[October 1935]
RR/56/50Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the relativistic quantum mechanics' by K Nikolsky[February 1935]
RR/56/120Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The temperature dependence of free electron susceptibility' by Edmund Clifton Stoner[June 1935]
RR/63/47Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'The continuous absorption spectra of alkyl iodides and alkyl bromides and their quantal interpretation' by D Porret and C F Goodeve4 November 1937
RR/55/133Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A quantum mechanical calculation of the elastic constants of monovalent metals' by K FuchsSeptember 1935
RR/55/151Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Shot-motion dynamics for pressure-index propellants' by W E GrimshawSeptember 1935
RR/61/71Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The quantum theory of atomic polarization I— Polarization by a uniform field' by R A BuckinghamJanuary 1937
RR/58/3Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Self-consistent field, with exchange, for Cu+' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and W HartreeJuly 1936
RR/57/103Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The passage of fast electrons and the theory of cosmic showers' by Homi Jehangir Bhabha and Walter Heinrich Heitler[December 1936]
RR/61/120Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Phase transformation as problem of statistical mechanics' by R EisenschitzMarch 1937
RR/59/73Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Ultimate measurements of space and time' by H T Flint[November 1936]
RR/59/85Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A quantum mechanical discussion of the cohesive forces and thermal expansion coefficients of the alkali metals' by Herbert Fröhlich[July 1936]
RR/61/122Third referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Phase transformation as problem of statistical mechanics' by R EisenschitzMarch 1937
RR/64/18Referee's report by Nevill Francis Mott, on a paper 'A theoretical formula for the solubility of hydrogen in metals' by Ralph Howard Fowler and C J Smithells[February 1937]
RR/61/118Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Theory of scattering of protons by protons' by Arthur Stanley EddingtonJuly 1937
RR/61/123Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Phase transformation as problem of statistical mechanics' by R EisenschitzApril 1937
RR/65/72Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Classical theory of radiating electrons' by Paul Adrien Maurice DiracMay 1938
RR/61/121Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Phase transformation as problem of statistical mechanics' by R EisenschitzFebruary 1937
RR/64/19Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'A tentative statistical theory of Macleod’s equation for surface tension, and the parachor' by Ralph Howard Fowler[January 1937]
RR/63/73Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The kinetics of adsorption with interaction between the adsorbed particles' by John Keith RobertsApril 1937
RR/64/47Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'A method for the numerical or mechanical solution of certain types of partial differential equations' by Douglas Rayner Hartree and J R Womersley[April 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/66/82Memoranda, on a paper 'Statistical thermodynamics of super-lattices' by Ralph Howard Fowler and Edward Armand Guggenheim1 November 1939
RR/66/201Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The theory of crystal rectifiers' by Nevill Francis Mott[February 1939]
RR/66/138Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Theory of the vibrations of the sodium chloride lattice' by E W Kellermann[November 1939]
RR/67/177Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Orientation of nuclear spins in metals' by Herbert Fröhlich and Frank Reginald Nunes Nabarro1940
RR/66/267Letter from Ralph Howard Fowler, regarding a paper 'A theoretical study of a possible model of paramagnetic alums at low temperatures' by J A Sauer and H N V Temperley21 April 1940
RR/67/262Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The specific heat of the sodium chloride crystal' by E W Kellermann1940
RR/68/45Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The statistical mechanics of many component gases' by Klaus Fuchs[1941]
RR/68/44Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The statistical mechanics of many component gases' by Klaus Fuchs[1941]
RR/68/275Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The impulse-energy tensor of material particles' by T S Chang[1943]
RR/68/95Letter from Ralph Howard Fowler, regarding a paper 'Excitation function measurements for disintegrations produced by deuterons in the heavy elements' by R S Krishnan and E A Nahum19 October 1941
RR/68/81Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Non-central forces in the nuclear two-body problem' by W Hepner and Rudolf Ernst Peierls[1941]
RR/68/207Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Structure and thermal properties associated with some hydrogen bonds in crystals. IV. Isotope effects in some acid phosphates' by Alfred Rene Jean Paul Ubbelohde and Ida Woodward[1941]
RR/68/201Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems VIIC - Free transverse vibrations of membranes, with an application (by analogy) to two-dimensional oscillations in an electro-magnetic system' by D N De G Allen, L Fox, H Motz and Richard Vynne Southwell[1941]
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]
RR/68/257Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The ultimate shape of pebbles, natural and artificial' by Robert John Strutt[1942]
RR/68/294Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the equation of state for solids' by R Fürth[1943]
RR/68/263Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on two papers 'Some remarks on the statistics of binary systems' by Gregory H Wannier, and 'On the statistics of binary systems' by Klaus Fuchs[1942]
RR/68/283Letter from Max Born, to Ralph Howard Fowler, regarding two papers 'Matrix theory of correlations in a lattice. Part I' and 'Matrix theory of correlations in a lattice. Part II' by R Eisenschitz18 July 1942
RR/68/284Letter from K Fuchs, to Ralph Howard Fowler, regarding two papers 'Matrix theory of correlations in a lattice. Part I' and 'Matrix theory of correlations in a lattice. Part II' by R Eisenschitz4 August 1942
RR/68/289Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the flow of gas through a nozzle with velocities exceeding the speed of sound' by L Fox and Richard Vynne Southwell8 January 1944
NLB/66/508Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Sydney] Chapman20 May 1924
NLB/66/332Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Sydney] Chapman, FRS10 April 1924
NLB/69/134Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Ralph Howard] Fowler Esq., O.B.E, FRS20 January 1926
NLB/69/698Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Treasurer, Cambridge Philosophical Society29 July 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
RR/37/83Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Hyperfine structure in the arc spectrum of cæsium and nuclear rotation' by Derek Ainslie JacksonAugust 1928
NLB/72/57Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Edward Arthur] Milne, FRS8 February 1929
NLB/68/915Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Ralph Howard] Fowler Esq., FRS30 November 1925
IM/GA/Russell/13639Fowler, Sir Ralph Howardnd
RR/30/19Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the drift of spinning projectiles' by J W Campbell[May 1924]
RR/33/31Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The equilibrium of heterogeneous systems including electrolytes. Part I. Fundamental equations and phase rule' by John Alfred Valentine ButlerJune 1926
RR/39/43Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the temperature variation of the specific heats of hydrogen and nitrogen' by J H Brinkworthnd [1929]
RR/40/20Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Matter and radiation as the propogated discontinuities' by [Ali Moustafa] MosharrafaFebruary 1930
RR/46/26Second referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Notes on the excitation processes in helium' by J H Lees and Herbert Wakefield Banks Skinner[March 1932]
RR/46/7Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the flow of electric current in semi-infinite stratified media' by Louis Vessot King[August 1932]
RR/53/157Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On nuclear structure and induced radioactivity' by F H Newman and H T Walke[June 1934]
RR/56/3Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On magnetic and electrostatic energy' by Edward Armand Guggenheim[January 1936]
RR/56/2Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The thermodynamics of magnetization' by Edward Armand Guggenheim[January 1936]
RR/56/68Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Statistical theory of superlattices with unequal concentrations of the components' by Rudolf Ernst Peierls[November 1935]
NLB/66/20Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS7 February 1924
NLB/67/710Copy letter from unknown correspondent; to unknown correspondent19 February 1925
RR/37/42Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'On the Brownian displacements and thermal diffusion of grains suspended in a non-uniform fluid' by Sydney ChapmanFebruary 1928
RR/33/99Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The quantum deviation of the Zeeman effect' by William Mitchinson HicksDecember 1925
RR/34/59Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Atomic states and spectral terms' by John Cunningham McLennan, A B McLay and H Grayson Smith[June 1926]
RR/53/130Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'The photoelectric absorption of Y-rays in heavy elements' by H R Hulme, J McDougall, R A Buckingham and Ralph Howard Fowler[December 1934]
RR/66/9Referee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'The thermal capacity of pure iron' by J H Awbery and Ezer Griffiths[October 1939]
NLB/66/799Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS11 July 1924
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