Steel, W. H. (William Howard) (1920-)

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Steel, W.H. (1920-)
Steel, William Howard (1920-)
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Physicist
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W. H. Steel worked on optical munitions design for the Optical Munitions Panel and became an international expert in interferometry.

  • 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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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Steel, W.H.The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition A Bright Sparcs Exhibition : Steel, W.H.
    [1997]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
    Series: http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/omp/people/steel.htm
  2. Optics in AustraliaAustralian Physicist 24 242-245 : Optics in Australia
    Steel, W. H.
    [1987]
  3. The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
    [1997]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
    Series: http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/omp/omp.htm
  4. Ronald Gordon Giovanelli 1915-84Historical Records of Australian Science 6 2 223-236 : Ronald Gordon Giovanelli 1915-84
    Piddington, John Hobart
    [1985]

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  1. Interferometry / W.H. Steel
    Steel, W. H. (William Howard), 1920-
    [ Book : 1967-1986 ]
    At 33 libraries
    Interferometry / W.H. Steel
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  2. Detailed theory of the 1/8 Å birefringent filter / by W.H. Steel
    Steel, W. H. (William Howard), 1920-
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  3. The distribution of light from a reflector button as a function of its dimensions / by W. H. Steel
    Steel, W. H. (William Howard), 1920-
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.615)

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