Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959

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Owen Willans Richardson was a physicist and contributed to the analysis of the molecular hydrogen spectrum. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for physics for 1928.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1907-ca. 1959]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122689500

From the guide to the O. W. (Owen Willans) Richardson papers, [ca. 1907-ca. 1959], Circa 1907-1959, (American Philosophical Society)

English physicist who pioneered the field of thermionics; also known for his work on photoelectricity, spectroscopy, ultraviolet and x-ray radiation, the electron theory, and quantum theory. Awarded the 1928 Nobel Prize for physics for his work in thermionics and for his discovery of Richardson's Law.

From the description of Papers, 1897-1959, (bulk 1920-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453056

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creatorOf Richardson, Owen Willans, Sir, 1879-1959. Papers, [ca. 1907-ca. 1959]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Sir William Lawrence Bragg and others: Correspondence and Papers, 20th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Longmont Ledger 1879-1946. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn Oswald Veblen Papers, 1881-1960, (bulk 1920-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf O. W. (Owen Willans) Richardson papers, [ca. 1907-ca. 1959], Circa 1907-1959 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962. Bohr scientific correspondence, supplement, 1910-1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959. Papers, 1897-1959, (bulk 1920-1940). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. Flinders Petrie letter to O.W. Richardson, 1937 June 6. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Veblen, Oswald, 1880-1960. Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960 (bulk 1920-1960). Library of Congress
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Birth 1879-04-26

Death 1959-02-15

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