**PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945**

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## WILTON, John Raymond

Born Port Fairy, Victoria, 2 May 1884; died Adelaide 12 April 1944. Education, Adelaide University (B.Sc. 1903, D.Sc. 1914) and Cambridge University (5th wrangler 1907, first hons. nat. science tripos 1908, Sc.D. 1930). Assistant lecturer, Cavendish Laboratory Cambridge 1908-09. Lecturer in mathematics, University of Sheffield 1909-19. Professor of mathematics, Adelaide University 1920-44.
- On plane waves of sound.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 26 (1913), 440-452.
- On the highest wave in deep water.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 26 (1913), 1053-1058.
- On the potential and force function of an electrified spherical bowl.
*Messenger of Mathematics*, 44 (1914-15), 63-75.
- On deep water waves.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 27 (1914), 385-394.
- Figures of equilibrium of rotating fluid under the restriction that the figure is to be a surface of revolution.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 28 (1914), 671-685.
- On ripples.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 29 (1915), 688-700.
- On the solution of certain problems of two-dimensional physics.
*Philosophical Magazine*, S.6, 30 (1915), 761-779.
- A pseudo-sphere whose equation is expressible in terms of elliptic functions.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 14 (1915), 339-346.
- A formula in zonal harmonics.
*Messenger of Mathematics*, 46 (1916-17), 96.
- Some applications of a transformation of series.
*London Mathematical Society. Proceedings.*, 27 (1928), 81-104.

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