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William Francis Swann

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Physical Division of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism

Employment History


  • Brighton Technical College
  • B.Sc.
    Royal College of Science
  • doctorate
    University College London
Web References
Nanomaterial Sales - News & Information Wiki, 5 Feb 2009 [cached]
William Francis Gray Swann Nanomaterial Sales - News & Information Wiki
William Francis Gray Swann (August 29, 1884 - January 29, 1962) was an Anglo - American physicist. He was educated at Brighton Technical College and the Royal College of Science from which he obtained a B.Sc. in 1905. He worked as an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, while simultaneously pursuing a doctorate at University College London, from which he received a D.Sc. in 1910.[1]
Swann left Sheffield in 1913, when he went to the United States to join the Carnegie Institute, becoming head of the Physical Division of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. He later became a professor at the University of Minnesota, then at the University of Chicago and Yale University.
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