Louis Harold Gray

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Louis Harold Gray
Born (1905-11-10)10 November 1905
Richmond upon Thames, England
Died 9 July 1965(1965-07-09) (aged 59)
Known for Bragg–Gray cavity theory
Gray (unit)
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society[1]
Author abbrev. (botany)

Louis Harold Gray (10 November 1905 – 9 July 1965) was an English physicist who worked mainly on the effects of radiation on biological systems, inventing the field of radiobiology as he went. A summary of his work is given below. Amongst many other achievements, he defined a unit of radiation dosage which was later named after him as an SI unit, the gray.[3][4]



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