Charles Glover Barkla

1877 - 1944

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Charles Barkla was an influential English physicist who became professor of Natural Philosophy in Edinburgh. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1917 for his work on X-ray spectroscopy.
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  1. Obituary: Scotsman
  2. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Charles Glover Barkla
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Nobel Prize1917


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