PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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PAWSEY, Joseph Lade
Born Ararat, Victoria, 14 May 1908; died Sydney 30 November 1962. Education, University of Melbourne (B.Sc. 1929, M.Sc. 1931) and Cambridge University (Ph.D. 1935). 1851 Exhibition scholar 1931-34. Research physicist, E.M.I. Ltd., U.K., 1934-39. Research physicist, C.S.I.R./O. Division of Radiophysics, 1940-62; Assistant Chief, 1952-62. President, Radio Astronomy Commission, International Astronomy Union, 1952-58. President of the Australian Branch of the Institute of Physics 1960-61. F.R.S. 1954. F.A.A. 1954. Royal Society Hughes Medal, 1960.
- (With W.J. Wark and R. Fallon) Accurate measurement of the frequency of the carrier waves of Victorian broadcast stations. Australasian Electrical Times, 9 (1930), 163-168.
- (With J.A. Ratcliffe) A study of the intensity variations of downcoming wireless waves. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 29 (1933), 301-318.
- Fürther investigations of the amplitude variations of downcoming wireless waves. Cambridge Philosophical Society. Proceedings., 31 (1935), 125-144.
- (With E.C. Cork) Long feeders for transmitting wide side-bands, with reference to the Alexandra Palace aerial-feeder system. Institution of Electrical Engineers. Journal., 84 (1939), 448-467.
- Atomic power and American work on the development of the atomic bomb. Australian Journal of Science, 8 (1945), 41-47.
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