Louis Harold Gray

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Louis Harold Gray
Born (1905-11-10)10 November 1905
Died 9 July 1965(1965-07-09) (aged 59)
Known for Bragg–Gray cavity theory
Gray (unit)
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
Author abbrev. (botany)

Louis Harold Gray (10 November 1905 – 9 July 1965) was a British physicist who worked mainly on the effects of radiation on biological systems, inventing the field of radiobiology as he went. A summary of his work is given below. Amongst many other achievements, he defined a unit of radiation dosage which was later named after him as an SI unit, the Gray.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Loutit, J. F.; Scott, O. C. A. (1966). "Louis Harold Gray 1905-1965". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 12: 195. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1966.0009.  edit
  2. ^ "Author Query for 'L.H.Gray'". International Plant Names Index. 
  3. ^ Louis Harold Gray F.R.S. - a chronology, CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute, 29 June 2000, retrieved 2014-04-04 
  4. ^ Slipman, Curtis W.; Chou, Larry H.; Derby, Richard; Simeone, Frederick A.; Mayer, Tom G. (2008), Interventional spine: an algorithmic approach, Elsevier Health Sciences, p. 230–231, ISBN 0-7216-2872-9 

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