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Authorised form of nameLangmuir; Irving (1881 - 1957)
Dates1881 - 1957
NationalityAmerican
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York, USA
Date of birth31 January 1881
Place of deathFalmouth, Massachusetts, USA
Date of death16/08/1957
Research fieldChemistry; physics
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1932
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election27/06/1935
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Hughes Medal 1918
Lectures:
Pilgrim Trust 1938
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958 vol 4 pp 167-184, plate, by Hugh Taylor
Royal Society codeNA644
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/56/53Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Irving Langmuir Esquire, FRS7 November 1918
NLB/56/183Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Ellery] Hale, FRS9 December 1918
NLB/56/469Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Irving Langmuir Esquire; General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, USA17 February 1919
EC/1935/19Langmuir, Irving: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/56/57Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the [Royal] Mint7 November 1918
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