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Charles Glover Barkla

Charles Glover Barkla (June 7, 1877 October 23, 1944) was an English physicist. He was professor of natural philosophy at Edinburgh from 1913. For his discovery of the characteristic X-rays of elements he received the 1917 Nobel Prize in Physics. He evolved the laws of X-ray scattering and the laws governing the transmission of X rays through matter and excitation of secondary rays.

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