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Sir Marcus Laurence Oliphant (1901-2000)

MSS 92 O4775p

Series 21. Publications and Reprints

The spreading of aqueous solutions on the surface of mercury. Australian Association for the Advancement of Science, Transactions of Section A, 18 (126-127). 1926.

The Effects produced by positive ion bombardment of solids: metallic ions. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 24:3 (451-469). July 1928.

(With P.B. Moon). Current distribution near edges of discharge-tube cathodes.  Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 25:4 ([461]-468). October 1929.
The Action of metastable atoms of helium on a metal surface. Proceedings of  the Royal Society, A, 124 ([228]-242). 1929.

The Liberation of electrons from metal surfaces by positive ions. Part I. Experimental. Part II. (With P.B. Moon). Theoretical Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 127 ([373]-406). 1930.

Electron emission from Langmuir probes and from the cathode of the glow  discharge through gases. Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 132 ([631]-645). 1931.

(With R.M. Chaudhri). The Energy distribution among the positive ions at the cathode of the glow discharge through gases.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 137 ([662]-676). 1932.

(With Lord Rutherford). Experiments on the transmutation of elements by  protons. Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 141 ([259]-281). 1933.
(With B.B. Kinsey and Lord Rutherford). The Transmutation of lithium by protons and by ions of the heavy isotope of hydrogen. Proceedings of the  Royal  Society, A, 141 ([722]-733). 1933.
Heavy hydrogen in contact with normal water. Nature, 132 (675). 1933.

(With P. Harteck and  Lord Rutherford). Transmutation effects observed with  heavy hydrogen. Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 124 ([228]-242). 1934.
Transformation effects produced in lithium, heavy hydrogen and beryllium, by bombardment with hydrogen ions. Papers and discussions of the International Conference on Physics, London, 1934, Vol. I. Nuclear Physics (144-161).  1934.

(With A.R. Kempton and Lord Rutherford). The Accurate determination of the  energy released in certain nuclear transformations. Proceedings of the  Royal Society of London, A, 149:867 (406-416). April 1935.
(With A.E. Kempton and Lord Rutherford). Some nuclear transformations of  beryllium and boron, and the masses of the light elements. Proceedings of the  Royal Society of London, A, 150:869 (241-258). May 1935.

The Conservation of mass-energy and momentum in the transformation of the  light elements. Kernphysik, Sommer 1936 ([62]-70). 30.Juni-4.Juli 1936.
Masses of Light Atoms. Nature, 137 (396), March 7, 1936.

The New high-voltage laboratory at Cambridge. Nuova Cimento, 15:3. Marzo  1938.
Radioactivity and sub-atomic phenomena: introduction and summary. Annual reports of the Chemical Society for 1938. ([7]-16). Issued 1939.

The Utilization of nuclear energy. Royal Institution of Great Britain, Weekly  Evening Meeting, Friday, December 14, 1945.

Atomic energy. Science and human welfare. The Proceedings of a Conference held in London on 15th-17th February, 1946. (29-32) Temple Fortune Press, 1946.
Nuclear energy in war and peace. Victory for peace, 6:1 (5-7). Spring 1946.

Rutherford and the modern world (The Third Rutherford Memorial Lecture, delivered 7October 1946). Proceedings of the Physical Society, 59 (144-155). 1947.
Nuclear Physics and the future (The Thirty-seventh Kelvin Lecture). Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 94:1:79 (304-308). July 1947.

1948 The Scientific and technical backgrounds. II. The Practical realization of the  release of atomic energy and of atomic weapons. Atomic energy: its  international implications, (36-41). London : Royal Institute of
International Affairs, 1948.

I. University or Institute of Technology? Universities quarterly, 4:1 (19-23).  November, 1949.

Professor Sir Walter Norman Haworth, F.R.S. Address…at the Memorial  Service for Sir Norman Haworth… March 25th 1950.
The Cyclosynchrotron: acceleration of heavy particles to energies above  1,000 MeV., and the homopolor generator as a source of very large current pulses. Nature, 165 (466). March 25, 1950.

Administration of scientific research. Targets for management. Proceedings of  the Tenth Australian one-day top management conference held by the  Australian Institute of Management, Melbourne Division…on March 8th, 1951. (38-44).
The industrial applications of atomic energy. Smithsonian Report, 1951 (223-234)

Radiation hazards of atomic energy. The Medical journal of Australia, March  1, 1952 (277).
The Research School of Physical Sciences in the Australian National  University (Presidential address). Report of the Australian and New Zealand  Association for the Advancement of Science, 29th Meeting, Sydney, August 1952. (31-46)
Power. Annual War Memorial Lecture. Sydney University Engineering  Undergraduates Association Year Book, 1952. (17-20).

Peace or destruction? Voice: the Australian independent monthly, 3:7 (12-13). April 1954.
The Physics of atomic energy. Atomic power in Australia. Proceedings of  Symposium held at the New South Wales University of Technology, 31st August  and 1st September, 1954.
Is there a retreat from Christianity? The Anglican review, 28 (9-14). November 1954.

Science and mankind. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 82:4 (837-850). February 1955.
Industrializing Australia. Needed: power and people. The Nation, 180:25 (529- 531). June 18, 1955.

Man and knowledge. Meanjin, 15:4 (325-332). Summer 1956.
The acceleration of protons to energies above 10GeV (Bakerian Lecture). Proceedings of the Royal Society, A, 234 (441-456). 1956.
Report on Visit to Russia 1956 (ANU docket 501/56).

The University and the community (Excerpts from an address delivered in  Hobart during "University Week", 1956). Westerly, 1957:1 (7-10)
Noted scientist has firm views about Aust.-Soviet exchange. Friendship, 1:9 (5). November 1957.
Science and the development of Australia. Combined Public Schools Old  Boys' Association. Week end conference. Mackie Hall, Scotch College. 8th-9th  November, 1957.
Can we harness the power in hydrogen? Atomic energy, December 1957.

Science and the future of humanity. Overland, 13 (21-27). Spring 1958.
Science and the survival of civilization. The Australian journal of science,  21:4a (8-16). November 1958.

Fission or fusion…two roads to atomic power. The Journal of industry, 27:1 (61-67). January 1959.
The possibilities of thermonuclear power and its significance for Australia. The Institution of Production Engineers Journal, 38:4 (165-170). April 1959.


The Physical sciences in Australian universities. Vestes: the Australian universities' review, 3:2 (11-15). June 1960.
The Dichotomy in our culture and its effects upon education. (Seventh Frank Tate Memorial Lecture). June 17, 1960.

Faraday in his time and today. The Australian Academy of Science Year Book, 1961 (69-87). July 1961.

(With J.W. Blamey, P.O. Carden, Dr. L.U. Hibbard, Dr. E.K. Inall, and R.A.  Marshall). The large homopolar generator at Canberra: initial tests. Nature, 4837 (113-114). July 14, 1962.

Report on F.A.O. Freedom from Hunger Conference held in Rome on 14th March, 1963 [report to ANU?]

Science and a first cause. The Australian quarterly, December 1964 (27-35).

The University of Queensland Act. Resume of a speech delivered by Sir Mark  Oliphant. Vestes: the Australian universities' review, June 1966 (74-77).
Over pots of tea: excerpts from a diary of a visit to China. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May 1966 (36-43).

Some personal recollections of a science in the making. Vacuum: the international journal and abstracting service for vacuum science and technology, 18:12 (621-624). 1968.

(With E.R. Cawthron and D.L. Cotterell). The interaction of atomic particles with solid surfaces at intermediate energies. I. Secondary electron emission. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A. 314 (39-51). 1969.
(With E.R. Cawthron and D.L. Cotterell). The interaction of atomic particles  with solid surfaces at intermediate energies. II. Scattering processes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A. 314 (53-72). 1969.
The Adelaide hills: some personal remarks. The Future of the Adelaide hills: papers of a seminar held at the University of Adelaide July 25-27, 1969. (University of Adelaide. Department of Adult Education. Publication no, 18) ([7]-20)
The Adelaide hills. Issue, 4:7 (9-13). August 1969.

Science and mankind. (The Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial Lectures  1969). [Accra?]: for the University of Ghana by the Ghana Publishing Corp.  (77 p.)
Science and humanity. The Australian Journal of Science, 32:10 (377-[382]). April 1970.
(With E.R. Cawthron and D.L. Cotterell). The interaction of atomic particles  with solid surfaces at intermediate energies. III. Angular and energy distributions of particles scattered with electric charge from polycrystalline and crystalline platinum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A. 319 (435- 459). 1970.

Some personal recollections of Rutherford, the man. Notes and Records of the  Royal Society of London, 27:1 ([7]-23). August 1972.

Peace: only from the hearts and minds of men. Proceedings of the  International Convention for Peace Action, Wellington, New Zealand,  February 18th-21st 1977. (12-14)

Science technology and society. (The Third Charles Joseph La Trobe Memorial  Lecture). [Melbourne: La Trobe University]

Some dangers of knowledge. The Old Unicornian, 24:7 (3-4). March 1981.

Chadwick and the Neutron. The Australian Physicist, 19 (50-55). March 1982.
A physicist looks at today and tomorrow. Challenge to Australia. (35-44)
(Plus typescript and 1983 reprint)

Kapitza, Rutherford and the Kremlin (co-written with Jane Figgis). If atoms could talk. Richmond, Vic. : Greenhouse Publications, 1987. (189-193)

Deus ex machina. Melbourne, Vic. : Deus Ex Machina, 1989. (72-73)


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