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Richardson, Sir Owen Willans

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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..., Sir Owen Willans (1879–1959) British physicist Richardson , the son of a woollen manufacturer from Dewsbury in the north of England, was educated at Cambridge University and at London University, where he became a DSc in 1904 . He taught at Princeton in America from 1906 to 1913 , when he returned to England to become Wheatstone Professor of Physics at King's College, London, where he remained until his retirement in 1944 . Richardson is noted for his work on the emission of electrons from hot surfaces – the phenomenon first observed by Thomas...

Richardson, Sir Owen Willans

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The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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..., Sir Owen Willans ( 1879–1959 ) British physicist . Richardson constant Symbol: A Richardson's equation (preferred to Richardson–Dushman...

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... (London 1933) [London 1964] ‘ Richards, Frank ’ (pseud. Charles Hamilton) Billy Bunter at Butlins (London 1961) Richards, Leonard Dudley Diary from First World War [Internet: www.militarybadges. org.uk/mimage/diary.htm ] ‘ Richardson, Henry Handel ’ (pseud. Ethel Florence) Australia Felix (London 1917) [London 1971] Richardson, Samuel Clarissa (London 1748) [rev. edn 2 vols. London 1810] —— Memoirs of the Life of Lady H (London 1741) —— Pamela, or, Virtue Rewarded 2 vols. (London 1741) —— Sir Charles Grandison 6 vols. (London 1753) [London...

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