PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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GLASSON, Joseph Leslie
Born South Australia, 1889; died near Stanley, Tasmania, 29 January 1923. Education University of Adelaide (B.Sc. 1908, D.Sc. 1912) and Cambridge University (B.A. 1911). 1851 Exhibition scholar 1909-11. Demonstrator in physics at University of Adelaide 1911-12. Lecturer in physics at the University of Tasmania 1913-19; Research physicist, Electrolytic Zinc Co. 1916-19. Lecturer in physics at East London College, London, England, 1920. Research student, Cavendish Laboratory Cambridge 1920-22. Lecturer in physics at Melbourne University 1922-23.
- (With W.H. Bragg) On a want of symmetry shown by secondary x-rays. Royal Society of South Australia. Transactions and Proceedings.., 32 (1908), 300-310; Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 21 (1907-09), 735-745; Philosophical Magazine, S.6, 17 (1909), 855-864.
- Secondary Röntgen rays from metallic salts. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 15 (1910), 437-441.
- The variation of ionizing power with the velocity of cathode rays. Philosophical Magazine, S.6, 22 (1911), 647-656.
- On the relation between the loss of energy and the ionisation produced by cathode rays. Royal Society of Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings., (1913), 1-4.
- Attempts to detect the presence of neutrons in a discharge tube. Philosophical Magazine, S.6, 42 (1921), 596-600.
- A note on beta rays and atomic number. Philosophical Magazine, S.6, 43 (1922), 393-396.
- Stopping power and atomic number. Philosophical Magazine, S.6,. 43 (1922), 477-481.
- Some peculiarities of the Wilson ionisation tracks and a suggested explanation. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 21 (1922), 7-10.
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