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Allibone, Thomas Edward [Ted]

Brian Cathcart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 1479 words.

Allibone, Thomas Edward [Ted] (1903–2003), physicist and electrical engineer, was born on 11 November 1903 at 10 Melbourne Road, Nether Hallam, Sheffield, the son of Henry James Allibone,...

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Ayrton, William Edward

Graeme J. N. Gooday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 3475 words.

Ayrton, William Edward (1847–1908), electrical engineer and physicist, was born in London on 14 September 1847 to the accomplished barrister and linguist Edward Nugent Ayrton (1815–1873),...

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Eastwood, Sir Eric

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 807 words.

Eastwood, Sir Eric (1910–1981), physicist and electrical engineer, was born on 12 March 1910 at Rochdale, Lancashire, the youngest in the family of five sons and one daughter of George...

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Heaviside, Oliver

Bruce J. Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 2411 words.

Heaviside, Oliver (1850–1925), physicist and electrical engineer, was born on 18 May 1850 at 55 King Street, Camden Town, London, the youngest of four sons of Thomas Heaviside (1813–1896),...

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Kompfner, Rudolf

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 823 words.

Kompfner, Rudolf (1909–1977), electronics engineer and physicist, was born in Vienna on 16 May 1909, the only son and elder child of Bernhard Kömpfner, accountant, and his wife, Paula...

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Luckiesh, Matthew

Daves Rossell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 1494 words.

Luckiesh, Matthew (14 September 1883–02 November 1967), physicist and illuminating engineer, was born in Maquoketa, Iowa, the son of John Luckiesh, a groundskeeper at the Maquoketa Academy,...

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Paige, Edward George Sydney [Ted]

E. P. Raynes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Physics. 923 words.

Paige, Edward George Sydney [Ted] (1930–2004), physicist and engineer, was born on 18 July 1930 at Fernbank, Old London Road, Hastings, Sussex, the only child of Sydney Paige (1889–1958), a...

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Thompson, Silvanus Phillips

Arthur Smithells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Education; Physics. 1732 words.

Thompson, Silvanus Phillips (1851–1916), physicist and electrical engineer, was born at York on 19 June 1851, the second of seven surviving children of Silvanus Thompson, master at Bootham...

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