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Richardson, Owen Willans
A collection of nineteen scholarly offprints
Cambridge, Philadelphia and London, 1902. O. W. Richardson (1879-1959) was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richardson's law. He was professor at Princeton University from 1906 to 1913, and returned to the UK in 1914 to become Wheatstone Professor of Physics at King's College, London, where he was later made director of research. He was knighted in 1939. Note on a method for determining the concentration of hydrogen ions in solution, by H. O. Jones and O. W. Richardson, from the Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, February, 1902; pp. [4]; self wrappers. The kinetic energy of the ions emitted by hot bodies, from the Philosophical Magazine, December, 1908; pp. [28]; graphs and tables; original orange printed wrappers. Thermionics, from the Philosophical Magazine, June 1909; pp. [22]; graphs and equations; original orange printed wrappers; O. W. Richardson's copy, with his signature on the upper wrapper and a few small corrections by him in the text; plus another copy without corrections. Notes on the kinetic theory of matter, from the Philosophical Magazine for November 1909; pp. [4]; original orange printed wrappers. The kinetic energy of the ions emitted by hot bodies, (part II) from the Philosophical Magazine, November, 1909; pp. [16]; graphs and tables; original orange printed wrappers. Gravitation and the electron theory, from The Physical Review, November, 1910; pp. [4]; original printed green wrappers, wrappers toned; amendment to an equation in ink, likely by Richardson, in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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