# Cecil Frank Powell, PhD

## Affiliations: | 1925-1927 | Cavendish Laboratory | University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom |

1928-1969 | Physics | University of Bristol, Bristol, England, United Kingdom |

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http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1950/powell-bio.html##### Google:

"Cecil Frank Powell"##### Bio:

(1903 - 1969)

DOI: 10.1098/rsbm.1971.0021

https://history.aip.org/phn/11807012.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._F._Powell

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1950 was awarded to Cecil Powell "for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and his discoveries regarding mesons made with this method".

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorErnest Rutherford | grad student | 1925-1927 | Cavendish Lab |

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson | grad student | 1925-1927 | Cavendish Lab |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeUgo Camerini | research assistant | 1949-1951 | University of Bristol |

David T. King | grad student | University of Bristol | |

Peter Fowler | grad student | 1948 | University of Bristol |

Mambillikalathil Govind Kumar Menon | grad student | 1952 | University of Bristol |

Michael W. Friedlander | grad student | 1955 | University of Bristol |

Klaus Pinkau | grad student | 1955-1958 | University of Bristol |

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Burrows HB, Powell CF, Rotblat J. (1951) Studies of Nuclear Collisions Involving 8 MeV Deuterons by the Photographic Method. I. The Experimental Method Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 209: 461-477 |

Champion FC, Powell CF. (1944) Applications of the Photographic Method to Problems in Nuclear Physics. II. The Scattering of 8\cdot 8 and 13 MeV Neutrons by Protons Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 183: 64-87 |

Powell CF. (1943) Applications of the Photographic Method to Problems in Nuclear Physics. I. (a) The Determination of the Energy of Homogeneous Groups of $\alpha $-Particles and Protons (b) The Determination of the Energy of Fast Neutrons Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 181: 344-359 |

Powell CF, Brata L. (1932) Mobility of alkali ions in gases Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 138: 117-132 |

Tyndall AM, Powell CF. (1931) The mobility of positive ions in helium. Part I.―Helium ions Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 134: 125-136 |

Tyndall AM, Powell CF. (1930) The Mobility of Ions in Pure Gases Proceedings of the Royal Society a: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 129: 162-180 |