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History of Fusion

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HIFU
Scope and Contents Papers on the early days of controlled thermonuclear fusion research in the UK, 1945-60, collected by Dr J .D. Lawson, FRS. Includes the printed report "Fusion research in the UK, 1945-60" by John Hendry and John D. Lawson, published by the Authority Historian's Office, AEA Technology Harwell, Oxfordshire (box 1). The rest of the archive consists mainly of papers mentioned in the report, other historical material, letters from Peter Thonemann to Hendry and Lawson,...
Dates: 1945-08 - 1993-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The Papers of Sir George Paget Thomson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TMSN
Scope and Contents

These files mainly contain routine correspondence and reports regarding the early development of the atomic bomb.

Dates: 1939 - 1942
Conditions Governing Access: TMSN 5 is CLOSED until cleared by UKAEA at Harwell.

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  • Repository: Churchill Archives Centre X
  • Names: Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist) X

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