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Authorised form of nameLangevin; Paul (1872 - 1946)
SurnameLangevin
ForenamesPaul
Dates1872 - 1946
NationalityFrench
Dates and placesBirth:
Paris, France (23 January 1872)
Death:
Paris, France (19 December 1946)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
21/06/1928
Medals/Prizes:
Hughes Medal 1915; Copley Medal 1940
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1950-1951 vol 7 pp 405-419, plate, by F Joliot
References:
C T R Wilson, 'Reminiscences of My Early Years' in NR 1959 vol 14 pp 163-173
S Katzir 'Who knew piezoelectricity? Rutherford and Langevin on submarine detection and the invention of sonar.' in NR 2012 Vol. 66 number 2, pages 141-158
Notes:
Obituary is in French
Royal Society codeNA713
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1928/21Langevin, Paul: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/52/459Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Paul Langevin, FRS14 December 1915
NLB/52/334Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Paul Langevin, FRS11 November 1915
NLB/52/335Copy letter from Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Purse11 November 1915
NLB/52/766Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr. Paul Langevin, FRS; 10 Rue Vanquelin, Paris24 February 1916
NLB/52/329Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Deputy Master of the [Royal] Mint11 November 1915
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