Brebis Bleaney

Brebis Bleaney
Born (1915-06-06)6 June 1915
Died 4 November 2006(2006-11-04) (aged 91)
Nationality British
Institutions Clarendon Laboratory, (University of Oxford)
Doctoral advisor Francis Simon
Known for Electron paramagnetic resonance
Notable awards Hughes Medal (1962)

Brebis Bleaney CBE FRS (6 June 1915 – 4 November 2006)[1] was a British physicist. His main area of research was the use of microwave techniques to study the magnetic properties of solids. He was head of the Clarendon Laboratory at the University of Oxford from 1957 to 1977. In 1992, Bleaney received the International Zavoisky Award "for his contribution to the theory and practice of electron paramagnetic resonance of transition ions in crystals."


  1. Elliott, R. (2009). "Brebis Bleaney. 6 June 1915 -- 4 November 2006". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 55: 3–11. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2008.0018.

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