|Born||Roger Arthur Cowley
February 24, 1939
|Died||January 27, 2015(aged 75)|
|Institutions||University of Oxford
University of Edinburgh
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge (BA, PhD)|
|Thesis||The lattice dynamics of ionic crystals (1964)|
Career and research
He was appointed professor of physics at the University of Edinburgh in 1970 and Dr Lee's Professor of Experimental Philosophy at the University of Oxford in 1988 (a post that carried with it a fellowship at Wadham College, Oxford). Cowley made his name in the field of neutron scattering. This work lead to the study of phase transitions.
Awards and honours
- Birgeneau, Robert J. (2017). "Roger Arthur Cowley. 24 February 1939 — 27 January 2015". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2017.0011. ISSN 0080-4606.
- Cowley, Roger (2011). "Roger Cowley CV". physics.ox.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16.
- Cowley, Roger Arthur (1964). The lattice dynamics of ionic crystals. ethos.bl.uk (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. OCLC 879394371.
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