Publications

Theodore Dunham, Jr.  Physicist, Astronomer, and Physician December 17, 1897  - April 3, 1984

Theodore Dunham, Jr.
Physicist, Astronomer, and Physician
December 17, 1897 – April 3, 1984

  1. “The Effect of Changing Hydrogen Ion Concentration on the Potential of the Zinc Electrode.”
    Jour. Amer. Chem. Soc., 43, 1921 (with T. W. Richards).
  2. “On the Use of Standard Exposure Strips in Spectrophotometry.”
    Bull. Harvard College Observatory, No. 853, 8, 1927.
  3. “Contours of Hydrogen Lines in Stars of Class A.”
    Bull. Harvard College Observatory, No. 858, 7, 1928.
  4. “Predicted Lines of CrII in the Spectra of the Sun and of Alpha Persei.”
    Astrophys. Journal
    , 68, 37, 1928 (with C. E. Moore).
  5. “Spectrum of Alpha Persei.”
    Contrib. Princeton Univ. Observatory, No. 9, 1929 (Ph.D. Thesis).
  6. “Graphische Darstellung der Spektren von Atomen und Ionen mit ein, zwei and drei Valenzelektronen, by W. Grotrian (review),”
    Astrophys. Journal, 69, 315, 1929.
  7. “Stellar Laboratories.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 43, 103, 1931.
  8. “Die Anwendung der Photographie in der Astrophysih.”
    Berichte uber den VIII Intern. Kongress fur Photographie. Dresden, 288, 1931.
  9. “A Study of the Solar Chromosphere: A Review.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 44, 1932.
  10. “Absorption Bands in the Infra-red Spectrum of Venus.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 44, 243, 1932 (with W. S. Adams).
  11. “Note on the Spectrum of Mercury.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 44, 380, 1932 (with W. S. Adams).
  12. “Note on the Spectra of Jupiter and Saturn.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 45, 42, 1933.
  13. “Photolectric Measurements of the Shapes of Solar Absorption Lines.” (Abstract)
    Phys. Review, 44, 329, 1933.
  14. “Technique of Stellar Spectrophotometry and Intensities of Some Stellar Absorption Lines.”
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 7, 215, 1933.
  15. “A Device for the Reduction of Spectrophotometric Tracings.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 45, 201, 1933.
  16. “The Spectra of Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn under High Dispersion.” (Abstract)
    Pub. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 45, 200, 1933.
  17. “The B-Band Oxygen in the Spectrum of Mars.”
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc. 7, 171, 1933 (with W. S. Adams).
  18. “The Spectrum of the BO Star 23 Scorpii.”
    Astrophys. Journal, 77, 321, 1933 (with Otto Struve).
  19. “The Interpretation of Absorption Line Intensities.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 46, 224, 1934.
  20. “The Atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 46, 231, 1934.
  21. “The Use of Schmidt Cameras in Plane Grating Spectrographs.” (Abstract)
    Phys. Review, 46, 326, 1934.
  22. “The B-Band of Oxygen in the Spectrum of Mars.”
    Astrophys. Journal, 79, 308, 1934 (with W. S. Adams).
  23. “Schmidt Spectrograph Cameras.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 1, 110, 1935.
  24. “Planetary Atmospheres, II: Spectroscopic Observations.”
    Monthly Notices, Royal Astron. Soc., 96, 381, 1936 (with H. N. Russell and R. Wildt).
  25. “The Spectrum of Nova Sagitarii 1936.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 48, 328, 1936.
  26. “Interstellar Neutral Potassium and Neutral Calcium.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 49, 26, 1937.
  27. “Forbidden Transitions in the Spectrum of Interstellar Ionized Titanium.”Nature, 139, 246, 1937.
  28. “New Interstellar Lines in the Ultraviolet Spectrum.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 9, 5, 1937.
  29. “Water-Vapor Lines in the Spectrum of Mars.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 49, 209, 1937 (with W. S. Adams).
  30. “The Construction and Performance of Stellar Spectographs.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 50, 220, 1938.
  31. “Color Photographs of the Corona Made on Canton Island.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 9, 38, 1938 (with Charles G. Thompson).
  32. “Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of Some Early Type Stars.”
    Astrophys. Journal, 87, 102, 1938 (with W. S. Adams).
  33. “Knowledge of the Planets in 1938.”
    Cooperation in Research, Carnegie Inst. of Washington, Publ. No. 501, 115, 1938. Also reprinted in Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 51, 253, 1939.
  34. “Kodachrome Photographs of Mars and Jupiter.”
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 9, 151, 1939.
  35. “The Material of Interstellar Space.”
    Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc., 81, 277, 1939.
  36. “Spectrum of Chromosphere and Corona at the Solar Eclipse of June 8, 1937.”
    National Geographic Society Contributed Technical Papers, Solar Eclipse Series, No. 1, 23, 1939.
  37. “George Ellery Hale.”
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 99, 322, 1939.
  38. “Kodachrome Photographs of the Corona and Motion Pictures of the Partial Phases at the Solar Eclipse of June 8, 1937.”
    National Geographic Society Contributed Technical Papers, Solar Eclipse Series, No. 1, 96, 1939.
  39. “The Use of a Spherical Mirror Camera in the Coude Spectrograph of the 100-inch Telescope.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 10, 49, 1940.
  40. “The Concentration of Interstellar CaII and NaII within 60 Parsecs of the Sun.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 10, 50, 1940.
  41. “The Concentration of Interstellar Molecules.” (Abstract)
    Publ. Amer. Astron. Soc., 10, 123, 1941.
  42. “Iron as an Interstellar Gas.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 53, 341, 1941 (with W. S. Adams).
  43. ”Summary Technical Report of Section 16.1 (Optical Instruments). NDRC, OSRD”
    Columbia University Press, 1947. Approx. 700 pages. Five chapters written and entire volume edited by T. D. Jr. (This is a summary of all optical developments under the Office of Scientific Research and Development during 1941-45.)
  44. “Spectroscopic Observations of the Planets at Mount Wilson.”
    The Atmosphere of the Planets, Ed. G. P. Kuiper, Univ. of Chicago Press, p. 286, 1949.
  45. “Methods in Stellar Spectroscopy.”
    Vistas in Astronomy, Ed. A. Beer, Vol. 2, p. 1223, 1956. Pergamon Press, London and New York.
  46. “Application of Image Intensifying Tubes to Spectrophotometry.” (Abstract)
    Jour. Optical Society of America, 50, 1129, 1960.
  47. “The Hydrogen-Deficient Star HD 96446.” (Abstract)
    Astron. Jour., 67, 10, 1962 (with L. H. Aller and W. Buscombe).
  48. “The Coude Spectrograph of the Mount Stromlo Observatory.” (Abstract)
    Astron. Jour., 67, 1l4, 1962.
  49. “Performance of Multistage Image Amplifying Tubes: Astronomical Applications: and Proposed Use with Fabry-Perot Etalons for Stellar Spectroscopy.” (Abstract)
    Astron. Jour., 67, 575, 1962.
  50. “The Hydrogen to Helium Ratio in HD 96446.”
    Publ. Astron. Soc. of the Pacific, 75, 441, 1963 (with A. Cowley and L. H. Aller).
  51. “Telescope Mountings for Coude Spectrographs.”
    Proc. Astron. Soc. Australia, 1, 115, 1968.
  52. “Optical Systems for Spectroscopic Telescopes.”
    Proc. Astron. Soc. Australia, 1, 291, 1969.
  53. “A Horizontal-Axis Alt-Alt Mounting for a Coude Telescope.”
    Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., 23, 116, 1978.
  54. “Interstellar Lines Toward the Cepheus OB2 Association.”
    Astrophys. J. 233, 568, 1979 (with F. H. Chaffee, Jr.).