PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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ROGERS, James Stanley
Born Beaconsfield, Tasmania, 6 June 1893; died 23 July 1977. Education, University of Melbourne (B.A., Dip.Ed. 1919, B.Sc. 1921, M.Sc. 1922, D.Sc. 1945) and Cambridge University (M.Sc. 1928). 1851 Exhibition scholar 1922-24. Senior lecturer in natural philosophy, University of Melbourne, 1924-46. Syme Prize 1925. Warden, Mildura Branch, University of Melbourne, 1947-49. Dean of graduate students, University of Melbourne, 1950-63.
- High frequency spectra - K series of platinum. Royal Society of Victoria. Proceedings., 34 (1922), 196-206.
- L series of tungsten and platinum. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 21 (1923), 430-433.
- (With L.F. Bates) Particles of long range emitted by the active deposits of radium, thorium and actinium. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A, 105 (1924), 97-116.
- (With L.F. Bates) Particles of long range from polonium. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A, 105 (1924), 360-369.
- The mobilities of the positive ions formed by alpha rays in air, hydrogen and helium. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 5 (1928), 881-903.
- The photographic effects of gamma-rays. Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 43 (1931), 59-67.
- Radioactivity. Chemical Engineering and Mining Review, 23 (1930-31), 312-314.
- The photographic measurement of the absorption coefficients of gamma-rays from radium (B+C). Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 44 (1932), 349-366.
- The absorption of gamma rays by barium sulphate plaster, water and beef. British Journal of Radiology, 7 (1934), 176-186.
- Fürther experiments on the photographic action of gamma rays and on their absorption coefficients. Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 49 (1937), 1-11.
- Physics for medical students, a supplementary text book. Melbourne: University of Melbourne Press, 1933. x + 205p. (2nd edition 1939).
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