Jane Brown

Your studies? Scientific field?

1951-1964 Newnham College, University of Cambridge
1953 Natural Sciences Tripos Part 1
1954 Natural Sciences Tripos Part II : Physics B.A. Degree University of Cambridge
1958 M.A. and Ph.D degrees University of Cambridge.
Disertation: A Crystallographic Study of the structures of some Intermetallic

Neutron-scattering background?

1961-63 First neutron scattering experiments at BNL with R. Nathans and C. Frazer
1966,1967 Summer vacations spent as vacation associate at AERE Harwell.
1965 -1974 neutron experiments at AERE Harwell (University collaboration programme)
1974- 1994 Senior Scientist, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble.

Step by step to my position?

1951-54 Undergraduate studies University of Cambridge
1954-1958 Post-graduate studies University of Cambridge
1958-1964 Post-doctoral research fellowship in the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
1961 – 1963 Research Associate in the solid state physics group at B.N.L
1963 – 1974&Fellow and lecturer in Physics at Newnham College Cambridge.
1963 – 1965 Research Assistant in the Cavendish Laboratory
1965 – 1974 Assistant Director of Research in the Cavendish Laboratory
1974- 1994 Senior Scientist, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble.
1994 Retired from Institut Laue Langevin, continue working there
as a long term visitor.


Jane Brown publication (120 kB)


The 2001 Walter Hälg Prize

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Contact details

Dr P.J. Brown
Institut Laue Langevin
BP156 38042
Grenoble Cedex