Professor Sir Charles Frank (1911-1998): historical perspectives on the development of liquid crystal continuum theory
Sluckin, Tim (1998) Professor Sir Charles Frank (1911-1998): historical perspectives on the development of liquid crystal continuum theory. Liquid Crystals Today, 8, (3), 1-5. (doi:10.1080/13583149808047711).
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Immortality is granted to those few scientists who give their names to phenomena or constants. In liquid crystal science, one of the best known of these is Sir Charles Frank, who died on 5 April 1998. Sir Charles was much loved and respected by his scientific peers and successors, and those of us who were privileged to know him can still hear his characteristically English incisive tones as he analysed some problem in theoretical physics.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1080/13583149808047711|
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Mathematics > Applied Mathematics
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2007|
|Last Modified:||06 Aug 2015 02:29|
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