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ODDIE, Thomas Harold

Born Ballarat, Victoria, 19 July 1911. Education, University of Melbourne (B.Sc. 1932, M.Sc. 1933, D.Sc. 1944). Physicist, Commonwealth X-Ray and Radium Laboratory, 1933-40. Engineer, Philips Electricity Industries 1940-47. Officer-in-charge, C.S.I.R./O. Tracer Elements Investigation, 1947-52. Assistant professor of radiology, University of Arkansas, U.S.A., 1953-55. Associate professor of physics, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, North Carolina, 1955-56. Research physicist, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, 1957-60. Research physicist, University of Arkansas Medical Center, 1960-64; professor of radiology 1964-74. Research fellow, U.C.L.A. Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, California, 1974-.
  1. (With C.E. Eddy) [Appendix to W.G. Kannuluik's article, 'The thermal and electrical conductivities of several metals between -183° and 100°']. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A, 141 (1933), 167-168.
  2. (With A.T. Pugsley and C.E. Eddy) The action of x-rays on certain bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 118 (1935), 276-298.
  3. The efficiency of separation of hydrogen and deuterium by electrolysis. Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 47 (1935), 1060-1067.
  4. (With C.E. Eddy) Physical aspects of radium and radon therapy. Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health, 1936. 60pp. (Second edition, 1939).
  5. Variation of doses adjacent to certain arrangements of intra-uterine radon tubes. British Journal of Radiology, N.S., 9 (1936), 805-817.
  6. A method for the routine purification of radon. British Journal of Radiology, N.S., 10 (1937), 348-359.
  7. Radium and radon containers for medical use. Science Review, 1 (1937), 35-37.
  8. (With W.G. Cuscaden) A dosage system of cervical cancer. Medical Journal of Australia, (December 1937), 1112-1121.
  9. (With W.G. Cuscaden) Treatment of carcinoma of the corpus uteri with radon applicators. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire, 46 (1939), 289-300.
  10. The gamma-ray measurement of radium. Physical Society, London. Proceedings., 51 (1939), 905-931.
  11. The gamma-ray measurement of radon. British Journal of Radiology, N.S., 12 (1939), 686-691.
  12. A note on dosage data for radium therapy. British Journal of Radiology, N.S., 13 (1940), 389-392.
  13. Magnetic measurements on iron powders. Journal of Scientific Instruments, 21 (1944), 154-158.

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