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Biographical entry Steel, W.H. (1920 - )

Born
1920
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

W. H. Steel worked on optical munitions design for the Optical Munitions Panel and became an international expert in interferometry.

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1940s
Career position - Australasian Wireless Association
1940
Education - Mathematics and Physics studies at the University of Melbourne
c. 1945 - 1985
Career position - Joined the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) National Standards Laboratory
1972 - 1975
Career position - President of the International Commission for Optics
1986 -
Career position - Honorary Professorial Fellow at Macquarie University

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Steel, W. H., 'Optics in Australia', Australian Physicist, vol. 24, 1987, pp. 242-245. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker