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Authorised form of nameEllis; Sir; Charles Drummond (1895 - 1980); Physicist
SurnameEllis
ForenamesCharles Drummond
Dates1895 - 1980
Dates and placesBirth:
11 August 1895
Death:
10 January 1980
ActivityEducation:
Harrow School; PhD
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; University Lecturer in Physics
Honours:
Kt 1946
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1929
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1981 vol 27 pp 199-233, plate, by Sir Kenneth Hutchison, J A Gray and Sir Harrie Massey
References:
A R Mackintosh, 'The Third Man: Charles Drummond Ellis, 1895-1980' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 277-293, plate
Royal Society codeNA7070
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/Baron/2255Ellis, Sir Charles Drummond1960
RR/57/106Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The measurement of the energy of cosmic rays I—The electro-magnet and cloud chamber' by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett[February 1936]
RR/66/153Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The ß-radiations of uranium X1 and uranium X2' by J S Marshall[September 1939]
RR/42/83Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The loss of energy by ß-particles and its distribution between different kinds of collisions' by Evan James WilliamsOctober 1930
RR/63/64Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The shape of the continuous beta-spectrum of thorium C. C' by H O W Richardson and Alice Leigh-SmithJuly 1937
RR/49/39Referee's report by Cecil Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Experiments on molecular scattering in gases. II.—The collision of sodium and potassium atoms with mercury' by L F Broadway[May 1933]
RR/49/37Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Emission of metallic ions from oxide surfaces. II.—Mechanism of the emission' by Cecil Frank Powell and Luang Brata[March 1933]
RR/49/49Referee's report by Cecil Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the relative probability of the ionization of an atom in the K and L shells by electron impact' by Eric Henry Stonely Burhop[January 1934]
RR/49/51Referee's report by Cecil Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the variation of the intensity of K and L series radiation with tube potential' by Eric Henry Stonely Burhop[January 1934]
RR/49/36Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Emission of metallic ions from oxide surfaces. I.—Identification of the ions by mobility measurements' by Luang Brata[March 1933]
RR/49/129Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Experiments on molecular scattering in gases. I.-The method of crossed molecular beams' by Ronald G J Fraser and L F Broadway[May 1933]
RR/53/76Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The internal conversion of Y-rays' by J B Fisk and H M Taylor[April 1934]
RR/52/130Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The energies of alpha, beta, and gamma rays' by Harold Albert WilsonJuly 1934
RR/50/123Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Atomic constants deduced from secondary cathode ray measurements' by Harold Roper Robinson, J P Andrews and E J IronsSeptember 1933
RR/52/133Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The x and b rays of radioactinium' by Harold Albert WilsonOctober 1934
RR/53/9Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The probability of inner shell ionization of atoms by electron impact' by Eric Henry Stonely Burhop[March 1934]
RR/51/141Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the Y rays of radium C' by Harold Albert Wilson[October 1933]
RR/51/142Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The energies of alpha and gamma rays' by Harold Albert Wilson[January 1934]
RR/52/128Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The energies of alpha, beta, and gamma rays' by Harold Albert WilsonFebruary 1934
RR/54/3Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Cathode ray oscillography of gas adsorption phenomena. I. A method for measuring high-velocity approach to certain physical and chemical equilibria' by M C Johnson and F A VickApril 1935
RR/54/5Second referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Magnetic properties of supraconductors' by T C Keeley and K MendelssohnDecember 1935
RR/54/6Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Magnetic properties of supraconductors' by T C Keeley and K MendelssohnDecember 1935
RR/54/4Second referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Cathode ray oscillography of gas adsorption phenomena. I. A method for measuring high-velocity approach to certain physical and chemical equilibria' by M C Johnson and F A VickMay 1935
RR/57/60Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The energies of alpha and gamma rays' by Harold Albert Wilson[February 1935]
RR/56/21Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Helium-ratios of rocks and minerals from the diamond pipes of South Africa' by Arthur Holmes and Friedrich Adolf Paneth[December 1935]
RR/55/44Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The measurement of the energy of cosmic rays - II—The curvature measurements and the energy spectrum' by Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett and R B BrodeJanuary 1936
RR/60/67Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the energy losses of electrons in molecular nitrogen' by J E Roberts, Richard Whiddington and E G WoodroofeMay 1936
RR/61/59Second referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Experiments with iso-energetic neutrons' by E T Booth and C HurstMay 1937
RR/58/79Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Negative atomic ions' by H S W Massey and Robert Allan SmithMarch 1936
RR/63/16Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The influence of temperature on the capture of neutrons by various elements' by J L Michiels and J A SaxtonJuly 1937
RR/62/51Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Calculated wave functions and energy values for X-ray terms of potassium' by W A Thatcher[October 1936]
RR/61/60Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Experiments with iso-energetic neutrons - Parts I & II' by E T Booth and C HurstApril 1937
RR/66/213Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The ß-ray spectrum of radium E' by G J Neary[December 1939]
RR/67/251Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The emission and transmission of X and gamma radiation' by George William Clarkson Kaye and W Binks 20 March 1945
RR/66/60Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Some measurements of Y- ray energies' by Samuel Crowe Curran, Philip Ivor Dee and J E Strothers[December 1939]
RR/65/176Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The ß-ray spectrum of Ra E' by Leslie Harold Martin and Albert Alan Townsend2 September 1938
RR/69/293Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Intensities of Y rays, studied by means of their Compton secondaries' by Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn1946
RR/67/419Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'ß-ray spectra of light elements' by Albert Alan TownsendJune 1940
RR/68/493Letter from Charles Drummond Ellis, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'Absorption of radium (B+C) gamma-rays' by J E Roberts31 March 1944
RR/68/484Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on three papers 'The transition effect of penetrating showers' and 'The barometer effect of penetrating showers' by L Jánossy and George Dixon Rochester, and 'Some aspects of the production of mesons and the barometer effect of penetrating showers' by L Jánossy[1944]
RR/68/496Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Absorption of radium (B+C) gamma-rays' by J E Roberts[1944]
RR/42/82Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'The rate of loss of energy by ß-particles in passing through matter' by Evan James WilliamsOctober 1930
RR/46/113Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the photographic action of slow electrons' by Richard Whiddington and J E Taylor[March 1932]
NLB/65/736Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS14 December 1923
NLB/65/570Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS22 November 1923
NLB/72/896Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Charles Drummond] Ellis, FRS20 June 1930
RR/44/68Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Longitudinal asymmetry of scattered photo-electrons and the asymmetrical Maxwell field of accelerated electrons' by L Simons8 February 1932
RR/51/140Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'On the B rays of radium C' by Harold Albert Wilson[November 1933]
NLB/65/722Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society12 December 1923
EC/1929/03Ellis, Sir Charles Drummond: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/49/128Referee's report by Charles Drummond Ellis, on a paper 'Experiments on molecular scattering in gases. I.-The method of crossed molecular beams' by Ronald G J Fraser and L F Broadway[May 1933]
RR/67/353Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'On the salinity of the surface waters of the Irish Sea' by Joseph Proudman to members of the Sectional Committee for Physics27 December 1940
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