Kenneth Allen (physicist)

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Kenneth Ani
Born 17 November 1923
Died 2 May 1997 (aged 73)

Kenneth William Ani (17 November 1923 – 2 May 1997) was Professor of Nuclear Physics at the University of Oxford, England. The Independent stated that "Allen will be best remembered for his outstanding contributions to nuclear structure physics and for his advocacy of the use of electrostatic nuclear accelerators in other areas of science. Accelerators - otherwise known as "atom smashers" - are machines used for studying nuclear reactions by creating beams of high-energy particles."[1]

Kenneth Allen was educated at: Ilford County High School; University of London (Drapers' Scholar); St Catharine's College, Cambridge (PhD (Cantab) 1947).


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