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Piggott, William Roy, 1914-2008 (Physicist and student of Sir Edward Appleton )

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 18 July 1914 - 20 May 2008

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from W.R. Piggott with Edward Appleton, 1948-1949

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.419
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from W.R. Piggott with Edward Appleton, dated 1948-1949. The material relates to research and publications, and is enclosed with data, graphs, etc.

Dates: 1948-1949

Correspondence with Edward Appleton, 1952, 1958

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.297
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Edward Appleton, dated 1952 and 1958. It relates to Appleton's research at Edinburgh on recombination and negative ions. The material consists of correspondence from D.R. Bates, including research notes; K.G. Emeleus; H.S.W. Massey; W.R. Piggott; J.A. Ratcliffe; J. Sayers, including a research communication; and one letter from K. Bibi, dated 1958. These items are in Appleton's original folder labelled 'Recombination. Theory'.

Dates: 1952, 1958

Data and graphs relating to storms by W.R. Piggott and Mrs Anne G. Pritchard, c. 1938-1950

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.420
Scope and Contents

The material consists of extensive data and graphs relating to storms mainly by W.R. Piggott but also by Mrs Anne G. Pritchard. It is contained in an original folder marked 'storms'. The graphs cover 1938-1950 although some have no year.

Dates: c. 1938-1950

Future ionospheric programme, 31 December 1941

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.106
Scope and Contents

Future ionospheric programme. The material consists of a 3 page. typescript, with a note to W.R. Piggott, dated 31 December 1941, ‘I think the attached will interest you, as showing our ideas about future work in October 1935'.

Dates: 31 December 1941

Ionograms, 1946 and no date

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Identifier: Coll-37/H.5
Scope and Contents

Ionograms, one dated 1946. One has a note on verso in the hand of W.R. Piggott which begins 'From Mr. Naismith. The interference pattern on the lower E echo is of great interest and has never been observed before'

Dates: 1946 and no date

'Normal and Abnormal Absorption of Radio Waves in the Ionosphere' by Edward Appleton and W.R. Piggott , c. 1935-1948

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.394
Scope and Contents

The material consists of an extensive draft for the paper 'Normal and Abnormal Absorption of Radio Waves in the Ionosphere' by Edward Appleton and W.R. Piggott; and various sequences, some with comments by Piggott, no date (Not listed in bibliography).

Dates: c. 1935-1948

'Note on the F2 layer "kink"', 22 January 1942

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.70
Scope and Contents

'Note on the F2 layer "kink"'. The material consists of 1 page note reporting William Roy Piggott's observation and suggesting lines of investigation, typescript, signed and dated 22 January 1942.

Dates: 22 January 1942

'Note on the Geophysical Effects of an ionospheric irruption', Dec 1941, Mar 1944 and no date

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.4
Scope and Contents

'Note on the Geophysical Effects of an ionospheric irruption'. The material consists of 4pp. manuscript note by Appleton, no date, brief 1 page note from William Roy Piggott, on absorption, December 1941 and 2 pp. manuscript note to Piggott by Appleton, on absorption formula, March 1944.

Dates: Dec 1941, Mar 1944 and no date

Notes and communications on various problems in E layer research, sent to Appleton by W.R. Piggott, c 1947

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Identifier: Coll-37/C.45
Scope and Contents

Notes and communications on various problems in E-layer research, sent to Appleton by W.R. Piggott. The majority of these are dated 1947.

Dates: c 1947

Notes and material from W.R. Piggott to Edward Appleton, no date, c. 1947

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Identifier: Coll-37/E.93
Scope and Contents

Notes and material from W.R. Piggott to Edward Appleton, no date but probably from 1947.

Dates: no date, c. 1947

Additional filters:

Subject
Physics 40
Correspondence 15
Absorption 4
Radio Broadcasting 2
Atmosphere 1