The Liverpool Years: The First Professor of Theoretical Physics

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In 1948, at Chadwick’s instigation, and after long negotiations with the Vice Chancellor to ensure that he would have an effectively independent research institute with the promise of a well-funded theoretical physics library under his own control, and minimal undergraduate teaching responsibilities, Fröhlich moved to Liverpool, to become, at the age of 42, the first Professor of Theoretical Physics, a position for which, incidentally, Schrödinger had proposed himself in 1946.


Polarization Field Plasma Oscillation Dielectric Breakdown Small Polaron Static Dielectric Constant 
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  1. 1.University of WarwickCoventryUK

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