Authorised form of nameMendelssohn; Kurt Alfred Georg (1906 - 1980)
Dates1906 - 1980
Date of birth07/01/1906
Date of death18/09/1980
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1951
Age at election45
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Hughes Medal 1967
CSAC 93/4/83. Papers deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1983 vol 29 pp 361-398, plate, by D Shoenberg
Brebis Bleaney, 'A Century of Physics in Oxford' in NR 1999 vol 53 pp 333-343
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 1. Progress before 1940' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 317 - 322
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 2. Progress from 1945 to 1970' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 323 - 330
Royal Society codeNA6769
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003063Mendelssohn, Kurt Alfred Georgnd
EC/1951/14Mendelssohn, Kurt Alfred Georg: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003064Mendelssohn, Kurt Alfred Georgnd
RR/69/78Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'An experiment on the mechanism of superconductivity'by J G Daunt and Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohn1945
RR/65/26Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'Photographic sensitivity and the reciprocity law at low temperatures' by W F Berg and Kurt Alfred Georg MendelssohnJune 1938
RR/72/185Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Experiments on the superconductive transition' by David Keith Chalmers Macdonald and Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohn1949
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
RR/73/67Referee's report by Charles Galton Darwin, on a paper 'Resistivity of pure metals at low temperatures II The alkaline earth metals' by David Keith Chalmers MacDonald, K [Kurt?] Mendelssohn and Franz Eugen Simon1950
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