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Authorised form of nameFoster; John Stuart (1890 - 1964); physicist
SurnameFoster
ForenamesJohn Stuart
Dates1890 - 1964
NationalityCanadian
Dates and placesBirth:
Nova Scotia, Canada (28 May 1890)
Death:
09 September 1964
ActivityEducation:
Acadia, Yale; PhD
Career:
Professor of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Loomis, Sterling, National, International Research Fellowships (Copenhagen)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/05/1935
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1966 vol 12 pp 147-161, plate, by R E Bell
References:
D C Martin, 'Visit by the Assistant Secretary to some North American Scientific Institutions' in NR 1952 vol 9 pp 356-364
Royal Society codeNA766
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/69/101Referee's report by unknown referee, on a paper 'Effect of crossed electric and magnetic fields on the helium spectrum' by John Stuart Foster and E R Pounder1946
RR/33/73Referee's report by Owens Willans Richardson, on a paper 'Stark patterns observed in helium' by John Stewart FosterNovember 1926
RR/33/74Referee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'Stark patterns observed in helium' by John Stewart FosterNovember 1926
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/38/21Referee'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/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/61/127Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The stark effect in argon and krypton' by John Stuart Foster and C A HortonApril 1937
RR/55/128Referee's report by Frank Twyman, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material. I-A method for the determination of lead in cerebrospinal fluid' by John Stuart Foster, G O Langstroth and D R McRaeAugust 1935
RR/64/15Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'Stark effect in iron and the contrast with pole effect' by John Stuart Foster and S F Panter[April 1937]
RR/61/128Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'The stark effect in argon and krypton' by John Stuart Foster and C A HortonApril 1937
RR/64/13Referee's report by Frank Twyman, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material. III. A method for the determination of sodium and potassium in glandular secretions' by John Stuart Foster, G O Langstroth and D R McRae[December 1937]
RR/64/14Referee's report by William Edward Curtis, on a paper 'The stark effect in hydrogen and deuterium' by John Stuart Foster and Hawley Snell[April 1937]
RR/64/16Referee's report by Frank Twyman, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material-II' by John Stuart Foster and C A Horton[April 1937]
EC/1935/09Foster, John Stuart: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/64/12Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material. III. A method for the determination of sodium and potassium in glandular secretions' by John Stuart Foster, G O Langstroth and D R McRae[February 1938]
RR/64/17Referee's report by Alfred Fowler, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material-II' by John Stuart Foster and C A Horton[April 1937]
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