Raymond Eldred Siday (1912-1956)

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Ray Siday was born in 1912. He gained a First in Special Physics (London) and soon thereafter worked with Patrick Blackett on Nuclear Physics. In 1946 he received the Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Endowment for Physics at the University of Edinburgh, working on beta-spectra with Norman Feather (1904-1978).

He gave his name to the Ehrenberg-Siday effect, later known as the Aharonov-Bohm effect. He died in 1956.