Author:George Paget Thomson

George Paget Thomson

English Nobel Prize-winning physicist

George Paget Thomson


  • The Wave Mechanics of Free Electrons (1930)
  • The Atom (1930)
  • Theory and Practice of Electron Diffraction (1939)
  • The Foreseeable Future (1955)
  • The Strategy of Research (1957)
  • The Inspiration of Science (1961)
  • Nuclear Energy in Britain During the Last War (1962)
  • J.J. Thomson and the Cavendish Laboratory in his day (1964)
  • J.J. Thomson; Discoverer of the Electron (1964)
  • The Electron (1972)


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