A biography of the experimental physicist Franz Simon, describing his early life in Germany, his move to Oxford in 1933, and his experimental contributions to low temperature physics. This volume is distinctive for using new source materials and the broad setting of five competing nuclear programmes.On 19 March Franz arrived at the laboratory to receive warm congratulations: he had been nominated for election to the Royal Society. ... The announcement of his selection evoked a wave of letters of congratulation, which are duly reported to Lotte as they arrived. ... In just over 12 months, Franz had moved from being a frustrated bystander in an unfinished laboratory to become a critical link in a vast andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Kenneth D. McRae|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2014-03|