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Born Perth 2 December 1897. Education, University of Western Australia (B.A. 1918; B.Sc. Hons. 1920) and University of Melbourne (M.Sc. 1927). Assistant, Watheroo Magnetic Observatory, 1920-24. Evening lecturer in natural philosophy University of Melbourne 1926-28. Lecturer in physics, University of Western Australia 1928-46; Senior lecturer 1946-50; Reader 1950-62.
  1. Magnetic work in Western Australia, October to November 1921. In Fisk, H.W., Land Magnetic and Electric Observations, 1918-1926, in Researches of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Vol. VI: Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 175 (Vol. VI). Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927. pp.205-206.
  2. A vacuum spectrograph and its use in the long x-ray region. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 4 (1927), 745-753.
  3. (With T.H. Laby and R. Bingham) The reflection of x-rays from glass and quartz. Nature, 122 (1928), 96-97.
  4. (With R. Bingham and T.H. Laby) Note on the reflection of x-rays from glass and quartz. Royal Society of Victoria. Proceedings., 41 (1928-29), 55-58.
  5. Wave-length measurements of the NiLalpha**1,2 and NiLbeta**l lines of metallic nickel and of nickel salts. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 20 (1935), 504-513.
  6. Wave-length measurements in the K-series of aluminium, sulphur, and chlorine, and in the L-series of zinc. Philosophical Magazine, S.7, 21 (1936), 501-505.
  7. (With W.F. Cole) Analysis of soil colloids by x-ray diffraction methods. Royal Society of Western Australia. Journal., 26 (1939-40), 121-131.
  8. (With W.F. Cole) X-ray analysis of some Tasmanian soil colloids. Royal Society of Western Australia. Journal., 26 (1939-40), 133-137.
  9. X-ray powder analysis and its application to soil colloids. Australian Journal of Science, 5 (1942), 43-47.
  10. X-ray powder diffraction camera. Journal of Scientific Instruments, 21 (1944), 198-200.

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