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Anthony French

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Nationality  British
Notable awards  Oersted Medal
Name  Anthony French
Alma mater  Cambridge

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Born  November 19, 1920 (age 95) Brighton, England (1920-11-19)
Institutions  Manhattan Project Cambridge South Carolina MIT
Residence  United Kingdom, United States of America
Fields  Nuclear physics, Physics education
Books  Vibrations and Waves, An Introduction to Quantu, Newtonian Mechanics, Special Relativity, Principles of Modern Physics

Education  University of Cambridge

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Anthony Philip French (November 19, 1920 – February 3, 2017) was a British professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was born in Brighton, England. French was a graduate of Cambridge University, receiving his B.A. in 1942 and Ph.D. in 1948, both in physics. In 1942, he began working on the British effort to build an atomic bomb (codenamed Tube Alloys) at the Cavendish Laboratory. By 1944, Tube Alloys had been merged with the American Manhattan Project and he was sent to Los Alamos.

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When the war ended, he returned to the United Kingdom, where he spent a couple of years at the newly formed Atomic Energy Research Establishment. He later joined the faculty at Cambridge, where he conducted his research at Cavendish and became a Fellow and Director of Studies in Natural Sciences at Pembroke College, Cambridge. In 1955, French arrived at the University of South Carolina, where he was made chairman of the physics department. He left South Carolina in 1962 to take a faculty position in the MIT Physics Department, where he remained until his death. French's main interest was undergraduate physics education. He was chairman of the Commission on Physics Education of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (1975-1981) and president of the American Association of Physics Teachers (1985-1986). He was also a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Books

  • A.P. French, ed. (1988). Physics in a Technological World: XIX General Assembly, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. American Institute of Physics. 
  • A. P. French and P. J. Kennedy, ed. (1985). Niels Bohr: A centenary volume. Harvard University Press. 
  • A. P. French, ed. (1979). Einstein: A centenary volume. Heinemann for the International Commission on Physics Education. 
  • French, A.P.; Taylor, Edwin F. (1978). Introduction to Quantum Physics. MIT Introductory Physics Series. W.W. Norton & Company. 
  • French, A.P. (1971). Newtonian Mechanics. MIT Introductory Physics Series. W.W. Norton & Company. 
  • French, A.P. (1971). Vibrations and Waves. MIT Introductory Physics Series. W.W. Norton & Company. 
  • French, A.P. (1968). Special Relativity. MIT Introductory Physics Series. W.W. Norton & Company. 
  • French, A.P. (1958). Principles of Modern Physics. John Wiley. 
  • Awards and honors

  • 1980 University Medal of the Charles University, Prague
  • 1988 Bragg Medal of the Institute of Physics, London
  • 1989 Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers
  • 1991 Named Professor Emeritus at MIT
  • 1993 Melba Newell Phillips Award of the American Association of Physics Teachers
  • References

    Anthony French Wikipedia


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