PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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BOWEN, Edward George
Born Swansea, Wales, 14 January 1911. Education University: Wales (B.Sc. 1930, M.Sc. 1931) and King's College London (Ph.D. 1934). Member, U.K. radar development team, 1935-43; British Air Commission, Washington, U.S.A., 1940-42. Research physicist, M.I.T. Radiation Laboratory, U.S.A., 1943. C.S.I.R. Division of Radiophysics 1944-71; Chief of Division 1946-71. Chairman, Anglo-Australian Telescope Board, 1967-73. Counsellor (Scientific), Australian Embassy, Washington, U.S.A. 1973-76. F.A.A. 1957. F.R.S. 1975.
- An x-ray investigation of tin-antimony alloys. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 12 (1931), 441-462.
- An x-ray investigation of the bismuth-antimony alloys. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 13 (1932), 1029-1032.
- (With R.A. Watson Watt, L.H.Bainbridge-Bell and A.F. Wilkins) Return of radio waves from the middle atmosphere. Nature, 137 (1936), 866.
- The return of radio waves from the middle atmosphere. I. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A, 161 (1937), 181-196.
- Radar in war. Australian Journal of Science, 8 (1945), 33-37.
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