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Scientific research and publications, 1935-1939

MS. Coulson 52

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Folder B.32.1: 'Bond orders of links in free radical chains', 1938-1939. Miscellaneous sets of MS. notes, paginated and titled by Coulson.

Folder B.32.2: 'Slater's method for graphite and tight binding', 1936-1938. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.32.3: 'Dipole moments', 1936-1937. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.32.4-B.32.6: 'Comparison of wave functions for HeH++; and HeH+', 1935-1937. Work in collaboration with W.E. Duncanson for paper published in Proc. R.S. Lond.

Folder B.32.4: This folder consists of an extended exchange of letters, in which ideas are developed, calculations undertaken and checked and the finished work prepared for publication. Meetings and some personal matters are discussed, and Coulson's last letter in the folder (December 1937) refers to the religious group at Leeds in the care of Miss Eileen Burrett and adds: 'You'll meet the fair Eileen and you shall tell me if you like her as well as I do! But you'd better not!'

Folder B.32.5: Correspondence with W.E. Duncanson, May-June 1938. Extensive ms. calculations for HeH+;, pages numbered 300-621.

Folder B.32.6: Further calculations for paper.

Folder B.32.7: 'Structure of graphite - review of existing situation', c.1938. Folder of notes, carefully indexed by Coulson.

Folder B.32.8: 'Self-consistent field for trigonal carbon in graphite', 1938. Work in collaboration with J.E. Lennard-Jones. Working papers, reports, and letter for Lennard-Jones.


  • 1935-1939


8 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Coulson 52

Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/B.32/1-8

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