References for Johannes Robert Rydberg

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  1. C L Maier, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990). http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Johannes_Robert_Rydberg.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9064544/Johannes-Robert-Rydberg

Books:

  1. B Edlén (ed.), Proceedings of the Rydberg Centennial Conference on Atomic Spectroscopy, Acta Universitatis lundensis 50 (Royal Physiographic Society, Lund, 1955).
  2. C Sándorfy (ed.), The Role of Rydberg States in Spectroscopy and Photochemistry: Low and High Rydberg States (Springer, New York, 2002).

Articles:

  1. N Bohr, Rydberg's discovery of the spectral laws, in Proceedings of the Rydberg Centennial Conference on Atomic Spectroscopy, Acta Universitatis lundensis 50 (1954), 15-21.
  2. P C Hamilton, Reaching out: Janne Rydberg's struggle for recognition, in Svante Linqvist (ed.), Center on the periphery: Historical aspects of 20th century Swedish physics (Science History Publications, Canton, Massachusetts, 1993), 269-292.
  3. Janne Rydberg, Physikalische Zeitschrift 21 (1920), 113.
  4. I Martinson and L J Curtis, Janne Rydberg - his life and work, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 235 (2005), 17-22.
  5. Obituary: Prof R J Rydberg, For Mem R S, Nature 105 (24 June 1920), 525.
  6. W Pauli, Rydberg and the periodic system of the elements, in Proceedings of the Rydberg Centennial Conference on Atomic Spectroscopy, Acta Universitatis lundensis 50 (1954), 22-26.
  7. C Sándorfy, Rydberg, in C Sándorfy (ed.), The Role of Rydberg States in Spectroscopy and Photochemistry: Low and High Rydberg States (Springer, New York, 2002), xvii-xxii.
  8. M Siegbahn, Janne Rydberg 1854-1919, in Swedish men of science (Swedish Institute, Almqvist and Wiksell, Stockholm, 1952), 214-218.
  9. Sister St John Nepomucene, Rydberg : The Man and the Constant, Chymia 6 (1960), 127-145.
  10. M Sutton, Getting the numbers right - the lonely struggle of Rydberg, Chemistry World 1 (7) (2004).

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