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Ch.-Ed. Guillaume

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Dates

February 15, 1861 – June 13, 1938

Authorized Form of Name

Guillaume, Ch.-Ed. (Charles-Edouard), 1861-

Additional Forms of Names

Guillaume, Charles Édouard, 1861-1938

Guillaume, Charles-Edouard, 1861-

Гильом, Ш. Э., 1861-1938

Biography

Abstract

Charles Edouard Guillaume was a metallurgist at Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (International Bureau of Weights and Measures). He was awarded the 1920 Nobel Prize in Physics "in recognition of the service he has rendered to precision measurements in Physics by his discovery of anomalies in nickel steel alloys."

Important Dates

February 15, 1861Birth, Fleurier (Switzerland).

1883Obtained PhD in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Zurich (Switzerland).

1883 – 1938Assistant Researcher (1883-1902); Associate Director (1902-1915); Director (1915-1936); and Honorary Director (1936-1938), International Bureau of Weights and Measures, Sèvres (France).

1886Wrote "Études thermométriques".

1889Wrote "Traité de thermométrie".

1894Wrote "Unités et Étalons".

1898Wrote "Recherches sur le nickel et ses alliages".

1899Wrote "La vie de la matière".

1902Wrote "La Convention du Mètre et le Bureau international des Poids et Mesures".

1904Wrote "Les applications des aciers au nickel".

1907Wrote "Des états de la matière".

1907 – 1913Wrote "Les récent progrès du système métrique".

1914Awarded John Scott Medal.

1920Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics "in recognition of the service he has rendered to precision measurements in Physics by his discovery of anomalies in nickel steel alloys".

June 13, 1938Death, Sèvres (France).

Occupation

Metallurgist.

Places

Birth

Fleurier (Switzerland)

Graduate Education

Zurich (Switzerland)

Employment

Sèvres (France)

Death

Sèvres (France)

Subjects

Metallurgy.

Relationships

People

Additional

Barus, Carl, 1856-1935

Lasarev, Petr Petrovich, 1878-1942

Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959

Institutions

Major Positions

International Bureau of Weights and Measures

Assistant Researcher; Associate Director; Director; and Honorary Director.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

Obtained PhD in Physics (1883).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Carl Barus papers, 1869-1935, undated.

The John Hay Library. University Archives

Brown University

Providence, RI 02912, USA

O. W. Richardson papers, 1897-1959 (bulk 1920-1940).

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

University of Texas at Austin

P.O. Drawer 7219, Austin, TX 78713-7219, USA

Petr P. Lasarev papers, 1914-1941.

Archive

Russian Academy of Sciences

ul. Novocheremushkinskaia, 34, Moscow, 117218, Russia

Published Resources

Author

Les rayons X et la photographie a travers les corps opaques/ par Ch.-Ed. Guillaume…

Mechanics/ by C.E. Guillaume…

Rapports présentés au Congrès international de physique réuni a Paris en 1900 sous les auspices de la Société française de physique/ rassemblés et publiés par Ch.-Éd. Guillaume et L. Poincaré.

Subject

Charles Edouard Guillaume Nobel Prize biography.