Wilkinson, (Sir) Denys (Haigh)

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WILKINSON, (Sir) Denys (Haigh)

WILKINSON, (Sir) Denys (Haigh). British, b. 1922. Genres: Physics. Career: Ed., Oxford Studies in Physics (formerly Oxford Library of the Physical Sciences), since 1957, and International Monographs on Physics, since 1960. Demonstrator, 1947-51, Lecturer, 1951-56, and Reader in Nuclear Physics, 1956-57, Cambridge University; Professor of Experimental Physics and Head of Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Oxford University, 1957-76; Vice- Chancellor, University of Sussex, 1976-87. Ed., Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics, 1976-84. Publications: Ionization Chambers and Counters, 1950; (ed.) Isospin in Nuclear Physics, 1969; (ed.) Mesons in Nuclei, 1979; Our Universes, 1991. Address: University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, Sussex BN1 9QH, England.