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Scientific research and publications, 1942-1953

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Folder B.36.1: 'Velocities in atoms. 1 (p) Curves', 1945-1947. >Work in collaboration with W.E. Duncanson. Miscellaneous sets of notes, diagrams and drafts, some paginated. Personal and scientific correspondence with W.E. Duncanson 1945-1947, and with editor regarding referee's comments on paper.

Folder B.36.2: 'Graphite-huge molecule approximation', 1946-1947. 4 sets of MS. notes on graphite, 43 pp., 55 pp., 24 pp., 4 pp. 5 pp. 'note on Riley's paper on amorphous carbon'. 2 pp. note on Pyrene. Letter on coronene from W.E. Moffitt.

Folder B.36.3: 'Special determinants', 1943-1947. Work on coupled systems with G.S. Rushbrooke. 7 sets of ms. notes. Letter from G.S. Rushbrooke, 1947.

Folder B.36.4: 'Method of spin states', n.d. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.36.5: 'Energy bands in graphite layers', 1945-1948. Work in collaboration with G.S. Rushbrooke. 5 sets of ms. notes, and loose pages. 11 pp. typescript draft of paper on 'Energies of mobile electrons in Crystallites infinite in one direction'. Correspondence with G.S. Rushbrooke 1945-1946.

Folder B.36.6: 'H excited and H+', 1948. 4 sets of MS. notes, and loose pages.

Folder B.36.7: 'Stark effect for H', 1946-1948. Work in collaboration with C.M. Gillam. 3 sets of MS. notes on 'Stark effect'. Correspondence with C.M. Gillam 1946-1947.

Folder B.36.8: '5-ringed hydrocarbons', 1948. Miscellaneous MS. notes, one bearing note by Coulson: 'This was agreed at Paris April 1948. To be completed Xmas 1948 if possible'.

Folder B.36.9: 'V = ax4 calculations', 1947. Work in collaboration with R. McWeeny. Miscellaneous MS. notes, some paginated by Coulson.

Folder B.36.10: 'Quinones, diradicals and free valencies'. Miscellaneous sets of MS. notes, and some loose pages, various dates 1939, 1941, 1942 and many undated.

Folder B.36.11: 'Fulvene', 1947-1948. Work in collaboration with A. Maccoll. Miscellaneous MS. notes by Coulson and collaborator. Corrected proof of paper. Correspondence with A. Maccoll, 1947.

Folder B.36.12: 'C-H bonds and C-C [sigma]-basis type bonds', 1946-1948. Extensive ms. notes and working papers. 8 pp. typescript draft for paper 'The atomic radius of carbon'. Correspondence, 1947.

Folder B.36.13: 'Free radicals', n.d. Work in collaboration with W.E. Moffitt. Draft for paper. Letter from W.E. Moffitt, n.d.

Folder B.36.14: 'Free valence', 1947-1948. 5 sets of ms. notes, and some loose pages, on mutual polarisability problems.

Folder B.36.15: 'Para-amino-Stilbene', 1948-1949. Work in collaboration with J. Jacobs. MS. notes by J. Jacobs, typescript draft of paper by Coulson. Programme of meeting of the Chemical Society at which the paper was read.

Folder B.36.16: 'Atomic wave functions', 1942-1953. Work in collaboration with W.E. Duncanson. Miscellaneous MS. notes and calculations by Coulson and collaborator. Correspondence with W.E. Duncanson, 1942-1953.


  • 1942-1953


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MS. Coulson 56

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CSAC 60/4/78/B.36/1-16

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