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Authorised form of nameHorton; Frank (1878 - 1957)
Dates1878 - 1957
Date of birth20 August 1878
Date of death31/08/1957
Research fieldPhysics
ActivityEducation:
ScD (Camb)
Career:
Ex-Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge; Professor of Physics, Royal Holloway College
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1923
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958 vol 4 pp 117-127, plate, by R Whiddington
Royal Society codeNA786
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1923/06Horton, Frank: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/2855Horton, Franknd
RR/16/202Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'The modulus of torsional rigidity of Quartz fibres, and its temperature coefficient' by Frank HortonDecember 1904
RR/16/198Referee's report by William Watson, on a paper 'The effects of changes of temperature on the modulus of torsional rigidity of metal wires' by Frank Horton18 April 1904
RR/17/53Referee's report by Joseph Larmor, on a paper 'On the discharge of negative electricity from hot calcium and from lime' by Frank Horton22 December 1906
NLB/30/50Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Frank Horton, [Fellow of the Royal Society], St John's College, CambridgeJanuary 1905
NLB/27/363Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Dr Frank Horton, [Fellow of the Royal Society], St John's College, Cambridge21 August 1903
RR/18/149Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on a paper 'The vacuum tube spectra of mercury' by Frank Horton1 May 1911
RR/16/201Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'The modulus of torsional rigidity of Quartz fibres, and its temperature coefficient' by Frank HortonDecember 1904
RR/17/54Referee's report by Harold Albert Wilson, on a paper 'On the discharge of negative electricity from hot calcium and from lime' by Frank Horton[January 1907]
RR/21/91Referee's report by John Sealy Edward Townsend, on a paper 'On the origin of the electron emission from glowing solids' by Frank Horton[June 1914]
RR/25/23Referee's report by Robert John Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, on a paper 'An inverstigation of the ionising power of the positive ions from a glowing tantalum filament in helium' by Frank Horton and Ann Catherine Davies[October 1918]
RR/27/90Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'A spectroscopic investigation of the ionisation of argon by electron collisions' by Frank Horton and Ann Catherine DaviesAugust 1922
RR/29/76Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The thermionic and photo-electric properties of the electro-positive metals' by A F A YoungAugust 1923
RR/41/23Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The Raman spectra of some organic halogen compounds' by S Bhagavantam and S VenkateswaranFebruary 1930
RR/44/69Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The excitation potentials of light metals. I.—Lithium' by Herbert Wakefield Banks SkinnerOctober 1931
RR/42/38Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Energy losses of electrons in nitrogen' by Erik RudbergSeptember 1930
RR/43/33Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'A simple method of measuring surface tension' by John Henry GaddumAugust 1931
RR/42/76Referee's report by Frank Horton 'The raman spectra of some aldehydes and of mesitylene' by S Venkateswaran and S BhagavantamMarch 1930
RR/40/58Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Study of electrolytic dissociation by the Raman effect. I.—Nitric acid' by I. Ramakrishna Rao February 1930
RR/40/106Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'On the chemical interaction of ions and the "clean up" of gases at glass surfaces under the influence of the electrical discharge' by James TaylorJanuary 1929
RR/41/59Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'Critical potentials for the excitation of soft x-rays from iron' by Ann Catherine Davies and Frank Horton1930
RR/42/40Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'On a search for radiation accompanying the scattering of comparatively slow electrons at the surface of incandescent solids' by Erik RudbergOctober 1930
RR/42/39Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'On a search for radiation accompanying the scattering of comparatively slow electrons at the surface of incandescent solids' by Erik RudbergSeptember 1930
RR/44/16Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Measurements of transmission of radiation through a non-homogeneous medium, viz., the horny layer of the human skin' by T C Angus and H J TaylorAugust 1931
RR/46/48Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The relation between mean atomic volume and composition in copper-zinc alloys' by E A Owen and Llewelyn Pickup[November 1932]
RR/25/22Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'An inverstigation of the ionising power of the positive ions from a glowing tantalum filament in helium' by Frank Horton and Ann Catherine Davies[September 1918]
RR/51/108Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'On the transmission of infra-red radiation by some skin samples' by H J Taylor[March 1933]
RR/36/20Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'On the input limit of an X-ray tube with circular focus' by Alex Muller[September 1927]
RR/51/106Second referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The transmission of infra-red radiation by a thin layer of horn' by H J Taylor14 August 1933
RR/55/93Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies on explosive antimony. II - Its structure, electrical conductivity, and rate of crystallization' by C C CoffinApril 1935
RR/51/105Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The transmission of infra-red radiation by a thin layer of horn' by H J Taylor[July 1933]
RR/61/65Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies in contact potentials. III' by Richard Charles Leslie Bosworth June 1937
RR/61/63Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies in contact potentials. I' by Richard Charles Leslie Bosworth and Eric Keightley RidealMay 1937
RR/61/64Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Studies in contact potentials. II' by Richard Charles Leslie Bosworth and Eric Keightley RidealMay 1937
RR/69/173Second referee's report by Arthur Mannering Tyndall, on a paper 'The ionization of helium by neutral helium atoms' by Frank Horton and Dorothy M Millest1945
RR/69/172Referee's report by Arthur Mannering Tyndall, on a paper 'The ionization of helium by neutral helium atoms' by Frank Horton and Dorothy M Millest19 March 1945
NLB/65/221Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frank] Horton, FRS24 September 1923
RR/37/146Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of thin oil films. Part I.-General nature of the phenomenon' by Herbert Edmeston Watson and A S MenonOctober 1928
NLB/71/82Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Frank] Horton, FRS23 December 1927
RR/16/197Referee's report by Andrew Gray, on a paper 'The effects of changes of temperature on the modulus of torsional rigidity of metal wires' by Frank Horton10 April 1904
RR/16/200Second referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'The effects of changes of temperature on the modulus of torsional rigidity of metal wires' by Frank Horton25 May 1904
RR/64/21Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'The ionization potentials of the free radicals methyl and ethyl' by R G J Fraser and T N Jewitt[March 1937]
NLB/65/140Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], FRS10 August 1923
RR/16/199Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'The effects of changes of temperature on the modulus of torsional rigidity of metal wires' by Frank HortonApril 1904
RR/46/46Referee's report by Frank Horton, on a paper 'Variation of mean atomic volume with temperature in copper-zinc alloys, with observations on the ß-transformation' by E A Owen and Llewelyn Pickup[December 1932]
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