Neville H. Fletcher

 
Music Acoustics UNSW

Publications by Neville H. Fletcher

Summary

This list classifies publications under the following headings. Only a very few papers in conference proceedings subsequently published as books are included.

A General condensed-matter physics
B Physics of water and ice
C General acoustics and vibrations
D Musical acoustics
E Biological acoustics
F Miscellaneous publications
G Patents
H Reports

Books

B10 The Physics of Rainclouds N.H. Fletcher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1962, reprinted 1966, 1969) 286pp.
B21 The Chemical Physics of Ice N.H. Fletcher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1970) 271 pp. (Japanese translation by N. Maeno published by Kyoritsu Shuppan Sha, Tokyo 1974.)
C20 Principles of Vibration and Sound T.D. Rossing and N.H. Fletcher (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995, reprinted 1999) 247pp. Second edition, 330pp., 2004
D32 The Physics of Musical Instruments N.H. Fletcher and T.D. Rossing (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991, reprinted 1992, 1994, 1996) 620pp.; Second Edition (1998, reprinted 1999, 2000) 756pp. (Japanese translation by K. Kishi, H. Kubota, and S. Yoshikawa published by Springer-Verlag, Tokyo 2002.)
E11 Acoustic Systems in Biology N.H. Fletcher (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992) 333pp.
F19 An Informal History of Physics at the University of New England 1938-2001 N.H. Fletcher and C.A. Sholl (Armidale, University of New England, 2002) 150pp.
F26 Brief Candles (short stories) N.H. Fletcher (Canberra: Ginninderra Press, 2007) 103pp.

Note: Of the co-authors listed, Peggy Adamson, John Chamberlain, Geoff Cochrane, Grahame Harvey, Warren King, Katherine Legge, Ken Lodge, David Mills, Colin Perrott, Suszanne Thwaites and Andrew Bell were, at the time, all graduate students, and Lorna Douglas, Sheelagh Horan and Ronald Silk were research assistants. Since 1983, Suszanne Thwaites has been a colleague, as have been all other co-authors.

A. General condensed-matter physics

A1 "Some aspects of the design of power transistors" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. 43, 551-59 (1955)
A2 "Self-bias cutoff effect in power transistors" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. 43, 1669 (1955)
A3 "Note on the variation of junction transistor current amplification factor with emitter current" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. 44, 1475-76 (1956)
A4 "A junction transistor for kilowatt pulses" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. 45, 544 (1957)
A5 "General semiconductor junction relations" N.H. Fletcher J. Electronics 2, 609-10 (1957)
A6 "The high current limit for semiconductor junction devices" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. 45, 862-72 (1957)
A7 "Power transistors" N.H. Fletcher Proc. I.R.E. Aust. 19, 311-15 (1958)
A8 "Nucleation by crystalline particles" N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 38, 237-40 (1963)
A9 "Crystal interfaces" N.H. Fletcher J. Appl. Phys. 35, 234-40 (1964)
A10 "Structure and energy of crystal interfaces. I. Formal development" N.H. Fletcher and P.L. Adamson Phil. Mag. 14, 99-110 (1966)
A11 "Structure and energy of crystal interfaces. II. A simple explicit calculation" N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 16, 159-64 (1967)
A12 "Energy band structure of a two-dimensional liquid with nearest-neighbour angular correlations" N.H. Fletcher Proc. Phys. Soc. 91, 724-35 (1967)
A13 "Generalized coherent-wave approximation for electronic wave functions in a structured liquid" N.H. Fletcher Proc. Phys. Soc. 92, 265-67 (1967)
A14 "Heat capacity of silver iodide: I. Experiments on annealed samples" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 48, 2143-48 (1968)
A15 "Heat capacity of silver iodide: II. Theory" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 48, 2681-88 (1968)
A16 "General principles governing the structure and energy of interfaces between crystals" N.H. Fletcher in Interfaces Conference Melbourne 1969 ed. Gifkins (Melbourne: Butterworths 1969) pp. 1-18
A17 "Heat capacity of silver iodide: III. An order-disorder transition" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 50, 2770-71 (1969)
A18 "Heat capacity of silver sulfide" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 50, 2344-50 (1969)
A19 "Heat capacity of silver iodide: IV. Heat content of quenched stoichiometric material" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 52, 3368-72 (1970)
A20 "Heat capacity of silver iodide: V. Heat content of non-stoichiometric material" C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 52, 3373-78 (1970)
A21 "Decoration criteria for surface steps" C.A. Sholl and N.H. Fletcher Acta Metallurgica 18, 1083-86 (1970)
A22 "The production of single crystals of AgI" D.R. Mills, C.M. Perrott and N.H. Fletcher J. Crystal Growth 6, 266-68 (1970)
A23 "Crystal interface models - a critical survey" N.H. Fletcher Advances in Materials Research 5, 281-314 (1971)
A24 "Ionic conductivity and low frequency dispersion in hexagonal silver iodide" G. Cochrane and N.H. Fletcher J. Phys. Chem. Solids 32, 2557-67 (1971)
A25 "X-ray investigation of the crystallization of chalcogenide glasses of the type (As2Se3) 1-x : (Tl2Se)x" C.A. Majid, P.R. Prager, N.H. Fletcher and J.M. Brettell J. Non-Cryst. Solids 16, 365-74 (1974)
A26 "Energy of interfaces in crystals - an ab initio approach" N.H. Fletcher and K.W. Lodge in Epitaxy ed. J.W. Matthews (New York: Academic Press 1975) pp. 529-57
A27 "Twist boundary energy in aluminium - an ab initio calculation" K.W. Lodge and N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 31, 529-37 (1975)
A28 "Structural diffusion, interface structure and crystal growth" N.H. Fletcher J. Crystal. Growth 28, 375-84 (1975)
A29 "Interface structure and crystal growth from the melt - a model theory" N.H. Fletcher J. Crystal Growth 35, 39-48 (1976)
A30 "Structural coherence in the condensed state" N.H. Fletcher in Physics of Materials ed. D.W. Borland, L.M. Clarebrough and A.J.W. Moore (Melbourne: CSIRO and Univ. of Melbourne 1979) pp. 63-72
A31 "Thermal expansion of beta silver iodide at low temperatures" G. Harvey and N.H. Fletcher J. Phys. C. 13, 2969-73 (1980)
A32 "Van der Waals’ equation and nucleation theory" N.H. Fletcher Eur. J. Phys 14, 29-35 (1993)
A33 "Optimisation of energy storage density in ceramic capacitors" N.H. Fletcher, A.D. Hilton and B.W. Ricketts J. Phys. D (Applied Physics) 29, 253-258 (1996)
A34 "Enhanced dissolution following extended milling" N.H. Fletcher and N.J. Welham A.I.Ch.E. Journal 46, 666-669 (2000)
A35 "Oscillating cracks in glassy films on silicon substrate" R.G Elliman, M. Spooner, T.D.M. Dall, T.-H. Kim and N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 87, 4893–4906 (2007)
A36 "Gold bead-strings in silica nanowires: a simple diffusion model" N.H. Fletcher, R.G. Elliman and T-H. Kim  Nanotechnology  20, 085613 (5pp) (2009)
A37 "Manufacturing gold nano-jewellery" N.H. Fletcher, R.G. Elliman  and T-H. Kim  Australian Physics 46, 114–115(2009)
A38 "Self-assembled nanoparticle-spirals from two-dimensional compositional banding in thin films" D.K Venkatachalam, N.H. Fletcher, D.K. Sood and R.G. Elliman  Appl. Phys Letters 94, 213110 (2009)
A39 "Development of band patterns in surface films: a simple theory"N.H. Fletcher  Phil. Mag. (in press 2010)
A40 “Controlled Lateral Growth of Silica Nanowires and Coaxial Nanowire Heterostructures” R.G. Elliman, T-H. Kim, A. Shalav and N.H. Fletcher J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 3329–3333 (2012)

B. Physics of water and ice

B1 "Time lag in ice crystal nucleation in the atmosphere" N.H. Fletcher Bull. Obs. Puy de Dome (1958) pp. 11-18
B2 "Size effect in heterogeneous nucleation" N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 29, 572-6 (1958); ibid. 31, 1136-37 (1959)
B3 "Entropy effect in ice crystal nucleation" N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 30, 1476-82 (1959)
B4 "On ice-crystal production by aerosol particles" N.H. Fletcher J. Meteorol. 16, 173-80 (1959)
B5 "A descriptive theory of the photo de-activation of silver iodide as an ice-crystal nucleus" N.H. Fletcher J. Meteorol. 16, 249-55 (1959)
B6 "The optimum performance of silver iodide smoke generators" N.H. Fletcher J. Meteorol. 16, 385-87 (1959)
B7 "Ice nucleation by aerosol particles" N.H. Fletcher Disc. Faraday Soc. 30, 39-45 (1960)
B8 "Nucleation and growth of ice crystals upon crystalline substrates" N.H. Fletcher Aust. J. Phys. 13, 408-18 (1960)
B9 "Freezing nuclei, meteors, and rainfall" N.H. Fletcher Science 134, 361-67 (1961)
B10 The Physics of Rainclouds N.H. Fletcher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1962, reprinted 1966, 1969) 286 pp.
B11 "Surface structure of water and ice" N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 7, 255-59 (1962)
B12 "Surface structure of water and ice - a reply and a correction" N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 8, 1425-26 (1963)
B13 "Some molecular aspects of ice crystal nucleation" N.H. Fletcher Zeits. ang. Math. u. Phys. 14, 487-96 (1963)
B14 "Thermoelectric power of ice containing HF or NH3" G.W. Bryant and N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. 12, 165-76 (1965)
B15 "Heterogeneous nucleation of ice crystals" N.H. Fletcher J. Aust. Inst. Metals 10, 101-5 (1965)
B16 "The freezing of water" N.H. Fletcher Sci. Prog., Oxf. 54, 227-41 (1966)
B17 "Ice nucleation behaviour of silver iodide smokes containing a soluble component" N.H. Fletcher J. Atmos. Sci. 25, 1058-60 (1968)
B18 "Surface structure of water and ice: II. A revised model" N.H. Fletcher Phil.Mag. 18, 1287-1300 (1968)
B19 "Active sites and ice crystal nucleation" N.H. Fletcher J. Atmos. Sci. 26, 1266-71 (1969)
B20 "On contact nucleation" N.H. Fletcher J. Atmos. Sci. 27, 1098-99 (1970)
B21 The Chemical Physics of Ice N.H. Fletcher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1970) 271 pp. (Japanese translation by N. Maeno published by Kyoritsu Shuppan, Tokyo 1974.)
B22 "Low temperature polarization effects in ice" J.S. Chamberlain and N.H. Fletcher Phys. kondens. Materie 12, 193-209 (1971)
B23 "Structural aspects of the ice-water system" N.H. Fletcher Reports on Progress in Physics 34, 913-94 (1971)
B24 "The surface of ice" N.H. Fletcher in Physics and Chemistry of Ice ed. E. Whalley et al., (Ottawa: Royal Society of Canada 1973) pp. 132-36
B25 "Neutron diffraction study of ice at 77K" J.S. Chamberlain, F.H. Moore and N.H. Fletcher in Physics and Chemistry of Ice ed. E. Whalley et al., (Ottawa: Royal Society of Canada 1973) pp. 283-84
B26 "Pressures and stresses in freezing water drops" W.D. King and N.H. Fletcher J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 6, 2157-73 (1973)
B27 "Dendritic growth of ice crystals" N.H. Fletcher J. Crystal Growth 20, 268-72 (1973)
B28 "Photoemission from ice and water surfaces: Quasiliquid layer effect" D. Nason and N.H. Fletcher J. Chem. Phys. 62, 4444-49 (1975)
B29 "Thermal shock as an ice multiplication mechanism. Part I Theory" W.D. King and N.H. Fletcher J. Atmos. Sci. 33, 85-96 (1976)
B30 "Thermal shock as an ice multiplication mechanism. Part II Experimental" W.D. King and N.H. Fletcher J. Atmos. Sci. 33, 97-102 (1976)
B31 "Water - a unique liquid" N.H. Fletcher in Water: Planets, Plants and People ed. A.K. McIntyre (Canberra: Australian Academy of Science 1978) pp. 4-17
B32 "Comments on `Transition layer on the surface of ice’ by D. Beaglehole and D. Nason" N.H. Fletcher Surface Science 115, L103-L104 (1982)
B33 "A supercooled water layer on ice - Reply" N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. A48, L51-52 (1983)
B34 "The physics of ice - A unique hydrogen-bonded solid" N.H. Fletcher in Condensed Matter Physics edited by J. Mahanty and M.P.Das (World Scientific, Singapore 1989) pp.361-391
B35 "Reconstruction of ice crystal surfaces at low temperatures" N.H. Fletcher Phil. Mag. B66, 109-115 (1992)
B36 "The nanoscience of clouds, rain and rainmaking" N.H. Fletcher Australian Physics 43(4), 116–122 (2006)
B37 "Cloud seeding: my point of view" N.H. Fletcher J. Australian Water Assoc. August, 5 (2007)
B38 “Effect of electric charge on collisions between cloud droplets” N.H. Fletcher J. Appl. Meteorology and Climatology 52(2), 517–520 (2013)

C. General acoustics and vibrations

C1 "Adiabatic assumption for wave propagation" N.H. Fletcher Am. J. Phys. 42, 487-9 (1974)
C2 "Wave propagation on an acoustically perturbed jet" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites Acustica 42, 323-34 (1979)
C3 "Wave propagation on turbulent jets" S. Thwaites and N.H. Fletcher Acustica 45, 175-79 (1980)
C4 "Wave propagation on turbulent jets: II Growth" S. Thwaites and N.H. Fletcher Acustica 51, 44-49 (1982)
C5 "Motor cycle noise in an Australian context" N.H. Fletcher, S. Thwaites, L.M. Douglas and S. Horan Bull. Aust. Acoust. Soc. 10, 71-74 (1982)
C6 "Axisymmetric wave propagation on a conical shell" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 72, 250-54 (1982)
C7 "Nonlinear mode coupling in symmetrically kinked bars" K.A. Legge and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vib. 118, 23-34 (1987)
C8 "Multi-horn matching plate for ultrasonic transducers" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites Ultrasonics 30, 67-75 (1992)
C9 "Amenity and the future of design in acoustics" N.H. Fletcher in Design of Amenity ed. Y. Ando and T. Sakamoto, (Fukuoka: Kyushu University Press 1995) pp.361-369
C10 Principles of Vibration and Sound T.D. Rossing and N.H. Fletcher, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1995) 247pp. reprinted 2004
C11 "Propagant phase in reverberant environments" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99, 314-323 (1996)
C12 "Asymptotic analysis of the free in-plane vibrations of beams with arbitrarily varying curvature and cross-section" T. Tarnopolskaya, F. de Hoog, N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites J. Sound Vibr. 196, 659-680 (1996)
C13 "Low-frequency mode transition in the free in-plane vibration of curved beams" T. Tarnopolskaya, F.R. de Hoog and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vibr. 228, 69-90 (1999)
C14 "Vibrations of beams and helices with arbitrarily large uniform curvature" T. Tarnopolskaya, F.R. de Hoog, A. Tarnopolsky and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vibr. 228, 305-332 (1999)
C15 "Wave propagation on helices and hyperhelices: A fractal regression" N.H. Fletcher, T. Tarnopolskaya and F.R. de Hoog Proc. Roy. Soc. A 457, 33-43 (2001)
C16 "Flow structures generated by pressure-controlled self-oscillating reed valves" A.Z. Tarnopolsky, J.C.S. Lai and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vibr. 247, 213-226 (2001)
C17 "Aerodynamic damping of randomly excited plates in stationary and moving air" A.Z. Tarnopolsky, J.C.S. Lai and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vibr. 253, 795-805 (2002)
C18 "Electrode surface profile and the performance of condenser microphones" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 112, 2779-2785 (2002)
C19 "Condenser microphones - A tutorial" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 30, 109-113 (2002) [reprinted in Canadian Acoustics 31, 35-39 (2003)]
C20 Principles of Vibration and Sound (second edition) T.D.Rossing and N.H. Fletcher (New York, Springer-Verlag 2004) 330 pp.
C21 "Acoustic impedance measurements - correction for probe geometry mismatch" N.H. Fletcher, J. Smith, A.Z. Tarnopolsky and J. Wolfe J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 2889-2895 (2005)
C22 "Vibrational modes of partly filled wine glasses" G. Jundt, A. Radu, E. Fort, J. Duda, H. Vach, and N. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 3793-3798 (2006)
C23 "Anomalous solutions to simple wave equations" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 35, 41–43(2007)
C24 "Gravitational oscillators: Bouncing balls, rocking beams, and spinning discs" N.H. Fletcher  Acoustics Australia  35, 87–90 (2007)
C25 "Acoustic detection of invisible damage in aircraft composite panels" L.P. Dickinson and N.H. Fletcher Applied Acoustics 70, 110–119 (2009)
C26 "A simple acoustic immersion index for music performance spaces" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia  37, 52–56 (2009)
C27 “Shock waves and the sound of a handclap – a simple model” N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 41, 165–168 (2013)

D. Musical acoustics

D1 "Some problems of musical acoustics" N.H. Fletcher Australian Physicist 10, 158-159 (1973)
D2 "Non-linear interactions in organ flue pipes" N.H. Fletcher. J. Acoust. Soc.Am. 56, 645-52 (1974)
D3 "Some acoustical principles of flute technique" N.H. Fletcher The Instrumentalist 28, 57-61 (1974)
D4 "Acoustical correlates of flute performance technique" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 57, 233-37 (1975). Reprinted in Musical Acoustics: Selected Reprints Ed. T.D. Rossing (American Assoc. Phys Teachers, College Park MD, 1988)
D5 Physics and Music N.H. Fletcher (Melbourne: Heinemann Educational Australia 1976, reprinted 1984) 48 pp. & audio cassette (a booklet for schools)
D6 "Transients in the speech of organ flue pipes - a theoretical study" N.H. Fletcher Acustica 34, 224-33 (1976)
D7 "Jet-drive mechanism in organ pipes" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 60, 481-83 (1976)
D8 "Sound production by organ flue pipes" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 60, 926-36 (1976)
D9 "Plucked strings - a review" N.H. Fletcher Catgut Acoustical Society Newsletter 26, 13-17 (1976)
D10 "Scaling rules for organ flue pipe ranks" N.H. Fletcher Acustica 37, 131-38 (1977)
D11 "Analysis of the design and performance of harpsichords" N.H. Fletcher Acustica 37, 139-47 (1977)
D12 "Mode locking in non-linearly excited inharmonic musical oscillators" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 64, 1566-69 (1978)
D13 "Air flow and sound generation in musical wind instruments" N.H. Fletcher Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. 11, 123-46 (1979)
D14 "Excitation mechanisms in woodwind and brass instruments" N.H. Fletcher Acustica 43, 63-72 (1979)
D15 "Harmonic generation in organ pipes, recorders and flutes" N.H. Fletcher and L.M. Douglas J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 68, 767-71 (1980)
D16 "Some notes on the clavichord" S. Thwaites and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 69, 1476-83 (1981)
D17 "Acoustics of a tamtam" T.D. Rossing and N.H. Fletcher Bull. Aust. Acoust. Soc. 10, 21-25 (1982)
D18 "Acoustic admittance of air-driven reed generators" N.H. Fletcher, R.K. Silk and L.M. Douglas Acustica 50, 155-59 (1982)
D19 "Acoustical characterization of flute head joints" N.H. Fletcher, W.J. Strong and R.K. Silk J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 71, 1255-60 (1982)
D20 "The physics of organ pipes" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites Scientific American 248(1), 94-103 (1983); Japanese translation by S. Yoshikawa in Scientific American (Japanese Edition) 13(3), 106-117 (1983) and reprinted in Science of Musical Instruments (Tokyo: Nikkei Science 1987) pp.50-63. Reprinted in Musical Acoustics: Selected Reprints Ed. T.D. Rossing (American Assoc. Phys Teachers, College Park MD, 1988)
D21 "Nonlinear vibrations in plates and gongs" T.D. Rossing and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 73, 345-51 (1983)
D22 "Acoustics of the Australian didjeridu" N.H. Fletcher Australian Aboriginal Studies 1, 28-37 (1983)
D23 "Acoustic admittance of organ pipe jets" S. Thwaites and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 74, 400-408 (1983)
D24 "Nonlinear generation of missing modes on a vibrating string" K.A. Legge and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 76, 5-12 (1984). Reprinted in Research Papers in Violin Acoustics, 1975-1993 ed. C.M. Hutchins and V. Benade (Acoustical Society of America, Woodbury NY 1997)
D25 "Numerical calculation of flute impedances and standing waves" W.J. Strong, N.H. Fletcher and R.K. Silk J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 77, 2166-72 (1985)
D26 "Nonlinear frequency shifts in quasispherical-cap shells: Pitch glide in Chinese gongs" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 78, 2069-73 (1985)
D27 "Nonlinearities in Musical Acoustics" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 14, 71-74 (1986)
D28 "The nonlinear acoustics of musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher (Raman Centenary Symposium, Bangalore, 1988) J. Acoust. Soc. India 17, 78-92 (1989)
D29 "Nonlinearity, chaos, and the sound of shallow gongs" K.A. Legge and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 86, 2439-2443 (1989)
D30 "Nonlinearity and chaos in acoustics" N.H. Fletcher, R. Perrin and K.A. Legge Acoustics Australia 18, 9-13 (1990); reprinted in The Australian and New Zealand Physicist (Educational Supplement) June 1992, pp.1-5
D31 "Nonlinear theory of musical wind instruments" N.H. Fletcher Applied Acoustics 30, 85-115 (1990)
D32 The Physics of Musical Instruments N.H. Fletcher and T.D. Rossing (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991, reprinted 1992, 1994, 1996) 620pp.; Second Edition (1998, reprinted 1999, 2000) 756pp. (Japanese translation by K. Kishi, H. Kubota, and S. Yoshikawa published by Springer-Verlag, Tokyo 2002.)
  "Linearity and nonlinearity in musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher in ISMA92: Proceedings of International Symposium on Musical Acoustics, Tokyo, Acoustical Society of Japan and Catgut Acoustical Society (1992), pp. 15-18
D33 "Nonlinear dynamics and chaos in musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher in Complex Systems: From Biology to Computation ed. D. Green and T. Bossomaier, Amsterdam: IOS Press (1993) pp.106-117
D34 "Tuning a pentangle - A new musical vibrating element" N.H. Fletcher Applied Acoustics 39, 145-163 (1993)
D35 "Autonomous vibration of simple pressure-controlled valves in gas flows" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 93, 2172-2180 (1993)
D36 "Nonlinearity, transients and spectra" N.H. Fletcher in SMAC93: Proceedings of the Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference ed. A.Friberg et al. Stockholm: Royal Swedish Academy of Music, pub. No.79 (1994) pp.490-495
D37 "The Tosca Alemba - Ringing the changes" M. Henderson and N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 22,11-14 (1994)
  "Acoustic and aerodynamic determinants of the sound quality of flutes" N.H. Fletcher Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Cambridge, Mass., June 1994
D38 "The didjeridu (didgeridoo)" N.H. Fletcher, Acoustics Australia 24, 11-15 (1996). Reprinted in Acoustics Bulletin (UK) 21(6), 5-9 (1996). Reprinted in Australian and New Zealand Physicist 34, 194-199 (1997)
D39 "Woodwind instruments" N.H. Fletcher in Encyclopedia of Acoustics ed. M.J. Crocker, (Wiley, New York, 1997) pp. 1635-1642
D40 "Musical Instruments" J.W. Love and N.H. Fletcher (several entries) in Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Vol 9: Australia and the Pacific Islands Eds A.L. Kaeppler and J.W. Love (Garland Publishing Inc., New York 1998) pp. 373-5, 381-3, 385-7, 392-3, 395-7
D41 "Nonlinearity, complexity, and the sounds of musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher Proc. 16th Int. Conf. Acoust. Seattle WA, June 1998, pp. 2717-2720
D42 "Organ pipes - A physicist’s view" N.H. Fletcher ISO Journal (International Society of Organbuilders) 3/1998, 34-51
D43 "Blowing pressure, power, and spectrum in trumpet playing" N.H. Fletcher and A. Tarnopolsky J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 105, 874-881 (1999)
D44 "Materials for musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 27, 5-9 (1999)
D45 "The nonlinear physics of musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher Rep. Prog. Phys. 62, 723-764 (1999)
D46 "Oscillating reed valves - An experimental study" A.Z. Tarnopolsky, N.H. Fletcher and J.C.S. Lai J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 108, 400-406 (2000)
D47 "Inharmonicity, nonlinearity and music" N.H. Fletcher The Physicist 37, 171-175 (2000)
D48 "A history of musical acoustics research in Australia" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 28, 97-101 (2000)
  "The winds of music - art and science" N.H. Fletcher WESTPRAC VII: The Seventh Western Pacific Regional Acoustics Conference, Kumamoto, Japan (2000), pp. 13-22
D49 "Acoustic impedance spectra of classical and modern flutes" J. Wolfe, J. Smith, J. Tann and N.H. Fletcher J. Sound Vibr. 243, 127-144 (2001)
D50 "Recent progress in the acoustics of wind instruments" N.H. Fletcher Acoust. Sci. & Tech. 22, 169-176 (2001)
D51 "Vibrato in music" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 29, 97-102 (2001) reprinted in Acoustics Bulletin (UK) 27(3), 23-29 (2002)
D52 "Musical instruments" N.H. Fletcher McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 9th edition, Vol. 11, pp. 525-528 (2002)
D53 "Rotational aerophones" N.H. Fletcher, A.Z. Tarnopolsky and J.C.S. Lai J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 1189-1196 (2002)
D54 "Bell clapper impact dynamics and the voicing of a carillon" N.H. Fletcher, T.W. McGee and A.Z. Tarnopolsky J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 1437-1444 (2002)
D55 "Australian Aboriginal musical instruments: the didjeridu, the bullroarer and the gumleaf" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 31, 51-54 (2003)
D56 "Designing and making a ceremonial dinner gong" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 32, 65-68 (2004)
D57 "Stopped-pipe wind instruments: acoustics of the panpipes" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 370-374 (2005)
D58 "The vocal tract and the sound of a didgeridoo" A. Tarnopolsky, N. Fletcher, L. Hollenberg, B. Lange, J. Smith and J. Wolfe Nature 436, 39 (2005)
D59 "Vocal tract resonances and the sound of the Australian didjeridu (yidaki): I. Experiment" A.Z. Tarnopolsky, N.H. Fletcher, L.C.L. Hollenberg, B. Lange, J. Smith and J. Wolfe J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 1194-1204 (2006)
D60 "Vocal tract resonances and the sound of the Australian didjeridu (yidaki): II. Theory" N.H. Fletcher, L.C.L. Hollenberg, J. Smith, A.Z. Tarnopolsky and J. Wolfe J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 1205-1213 (2006)
D61 "Vocal tract resonances and the sound of the Australian didjeridu (yidaki): III. Determinants of playing quality" J. Smith, G. Rey, P. Dickens, N. Fletcher, L. Hollenberg, and J. Wolfe J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 547–558 (2007)
D62 "What makes a good recorder?"  N.H. Fletcher in Recorders Based on Historical Models; Fred Morgan, Writings and Memories, pp. 112–113,ed. Gisela Rothe (Mollenhauer Blockflötenbau, Fulda, Germany, 2007)  (Also published in German)
D63 "Australian Aboriginal musical instruments: the didjeridu, the bullroarer and the gumleaf" N.H. Fletcher Journal of ITC Sangeet Research Academy, India  21, 61–75 (2007)
D64 "Acoustics of the harpsichord and clavichord" N.H. Fletcher and C. Beebe in  Science of String Instruments Ed. T.D. Rossing (Springer-Verlag, New York, in press2009)
D65 “Inverse problems in musical acoustics” N.H. Fletcher Proc. 20th International Congress on Acoustics, Sydney 2010
D66 Vibrato in music – physics and psychophysics” N.H. Fletcher Proc. International Symposium on Music Acoustics (Assoc. meeting with ICA 2010)
D67 “Materials and musical instruments” N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 40, 130–133 (2012)
D68 “The sound of music: order from complexity” N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 40, 188–193 (2012)
D69 “Musical rhythm, vibrato and wind turbine noise” N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 41, 174–175 (2013)
D70 Lip motion, the playing frequency of the trombone and the upstream and downstream impedances” H. Boutin, N. Fletcher, J. Smith and J. Wolfe Proc. Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference SMAC1913 pp. 483–489

E. Biological acoustics

E1 "Acoustics of sound production and of hearing in the bladder cicada Cystosoma saundersii (Westwood)" N.H. Fletcher and K.G. Hill J. Exp. Biol. 72, 43-55 (1978)
E2 "Acoustical response of hair receptors in insects" N.H. Fletcher J. Comp. Physiol. 127, 185-89 (1978)
E3 "Physical models for the analysis of acoustical systems in biology" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites Quart. Rev. Biophys. 12, 25-65 & 463 (1979)
E4 "Acoustical analysis of the auditory system of the cricket Teleogryllus commodus (Walker)" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 66, 350-57 (1979)
E5 "Body vibration and sound production in an insect (Atta sexdens) without specialized radiating structures" W.M. Masters, J. Tautz, N.H. Fletcher and H. Markl J. Comp. Physiol. 150, 239-49 (1983)
E6 "The physical bases of perception" N.H. Fletcher Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 9(1), 6-13 (1984)
E7 "Sound production and hearing in diverse animals" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 13, 49-53 (1985); reprinted Australian and New Zealand Physicist (Education Supplement), August 1992 pp.1-7
E8 "Obliquely truncated simple horns: Idealized models for vertebrate pinnae" N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites Acustica 65, 194-204 (1988)
E9 "Bird song - a quantitative acoustic model" N.H. Fletcher J. Theor. Biol. 135, 455-481 (1988)
E10 "Acoustics of bird song - some unresolved problems" N.H. Fletcher Comments on Theor. Biol. 1, 237-251 (1989)
E11 Acoustic Systems in Biology N.H. Fletcher, (New York: Oxford University Press 1992) 333pp.
E12 "Nonlinearity, complexity and control in vocal systems" N.H. Fletcher in Vocal-Fold Physiology: Controlling Complexity and Chaos ed. P.J. Davis and N.H. Fletcher, (Singular Publishing Group, San Diego 1996) pp.3-16
E13 Vocal-Fold Physiology: Controlling Complexity and Chaos ed. P.J. Davis and N.H. Fletcher, (Singular Publishing Group, San Diego 1996) 433pp.
E14 "The mechanism of tuning of the mole cricket singing burrow" A.G. Daws, H.C. Bennet-Clark and N.H. Fletcher Bioacoustics 7, 81-117 (1996)
E15 "Sound in the animal world" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 25, 69-74 (1997)
E16 "Acoustics of the avian vocal tract" N.H. Fletcher and A. Tarnopolsky J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 105, 35-49 (1999)
E17 "A class of chaotic bird calls?" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 108, 821-826 (2000)
E18 "Les exigences physiologiques lors du jeu des instruments à vent" N.H. Fletcher Médecine des Arts 34, 3-6 (2000), reprinted as "The physiological demands of wind instrument performance" Acoustics Australia 28, 53-56 (2000)
E19 "Acoustics of a small Australian burrowing cricket: the control of low-frequency pure-tone songs" W.J. Bailey, H.C. Bennet-Clark and N.H. Fletcher J. Exp. Biol. 204, 2827­-2841 (2001)
E20 "A simple frequency-scaling rule for animal communication" N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2334-2338 (2004)
E21 "The cochlear amplifier as a standing wave: 'squirting' waves between rows of outer hair cells?" A. Bell and N.H. Fletcher J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 1016-1024 (2004)
E22 "Vocal tract filtering and the 'coo' of doves" N.H. Fletcher, T. Riede, G.J.L. Beckers and R.A. Suthers J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 3750-3756 (2004)
E23 "Acoustic systems in biology: from insects to elephants" N.H. Fletcher Acoustics Australia 33, 83-88 (2005)
E24 "Model for vocalization by a bird with distensible vocal cavity and open beak" N.H. Fletcher, T. Riede and R.A. Suthers J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 1005-1011 (2006)
E25 "Songbirds tune their vocal tract to the fundamental frequency of their song" T. Riede, R.A. Suthers, N.H. Fletcher and W.E. Blevins Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 103,5543-5548 (2006)
E26 "Birdsong Science" N. Fletcher Australasian Science 27(9), 35-37 (October 2006)
E27 "Animal bioacoustics" N.H. Fletcher in Springer Handbook of Acoustics ed. T.D. Rossing, Ch. 19, pp.785–804 (New York, Springer, 2007)
E28 "The variety of information transfer in animal sonic communication: review from a physics perspective" N.H. Fletcher Entropy 11, 888–906 (2009);  doi:10.3390/e11040888
E29 "A frequency scaling rule in mammalian vocalization" N.H. Fletcher in Handbook of Mammalian Vocalization Ed. S.M. Brudzynski, Ch. 3.1 pp. 51–56 (Academic Press, London, 2010)
E30 "Rat ultrasonic vocalization: short-range communication" S.M. Brudzynski and N.H. Fletcher in Handbook of Mammalian Vocalization Ed. S.M. Brudzynski, Ch. 3.3  pp. 69–76    (Academic Press, London, 2010)
E31 "Acoustical background to the many varieties of birdsong" N.H. Fletcher  Acoustics Australia  38, 69–72 (2010)

F. Miscellaneous publications

F1 "Electrode phenomena in transient arcs" J.M. Somerville, W.R. Blevin and N.H. Fletcher Proc. Phys. Soc. B 65, 963-70 (1952)
F2 "Ring conduction in the early stages of sparks" J.M. Somerville and N.H. Fletcher Brit. J. Appl. Phys. 7, 419-20 (1956)
F3 "The decay of a spark channel which has ceased to carry current" D.C. Creagh, N.H. Fletcher and J.M. Somerville Proc. Phys. Soc. 81, 480-89 (1963)
F4 Heat Energy: Kinetic Theory N.H. Fletcher (Brisbane: Jacaranda Press 1972) 63 pp. (a booklet for schools)
F5 "The role of the university in society" N.H. Fletcher Australian University Graduate Conference, Hobart, Jan. 1972. Reprinted in U.N.E. Bulletin No. 33, September 1972
F6 An Introduction to the Mechanics of Flight N.H. Fletcher (Armidale: Department of Physics, University of New England 1973) 76 pp. (a booklet for students)
F7 "Mechanics of flight as part of an introductory physics course" N.H. Fletcher Australian Physicist 10, 179-81 (1973)
F8 "Schools and Universities - Actions and Reactions" N.H. Fletcher Education News December 1974, 16-19
F9 "Mechanics of flight" N.H. Fletcher Physics Education 10, 385-89 (1975)
F10 "Quantum cyclotron" C.A. Sholl and N.H. Fletcher Am. J. Phys. 44, 186-87 (1976)
F11 "Hokkaido diagrams - A geometrical representation of permutations" H.C. Bolton and N.H. Fletcher Australian Physicist 15(1), 10-12 (1978)
F12 "Australian University research and national objectives" N.H. Fletcher in Science, Technology and Public Policy: An International Perspective ed. S. Encel and J. Ronayne (Sydney: Pergamon 1979) pp. 139-47
F13 "The Academy of Science’s new primary school project in science, technology and environment" N.H. Fletcher Aust. and NZ Physicist 30(5), 103-106 (1993)
F14 "Antarctic science and its likely directions" N.H. Fletcher in Towards a Conservation Strategy for the Australian Antarctic Territory ed. J. Handmer and M. Wilder (CRES, Australian National University, Canberra 1993) pp.148-160
F15 Primary Investigations (A set of texts and experimental resources for primary-school science, Years K-7) Australian Academy of Science, Canberra 1995. D. Goodrum (Project Director), N.H. Fletcher (Project Committee Chairman)
F16 A Background to School Science N.H. Fletcher (1995, revised edition 2001, unpublished but used for Teacher Education students at Signadou, ACU in 2000-2004)
F17 "The cat in the machine: Consciousness and the collapse of the wavefunction" N.H. Fletcher The Physicist 39, 124-127 (2002)
F18 "Harmonic? Anharmonic? Inharmonic?" N.H. Fletcher Am. J. Phys. 70, 1205-1207 (2002); Erratum 71, 492 (2003)
F19 "What is the meaning of physics?" N.H. Fletcher, The Physicist 40, 109–111 (2003)
F20 An Informal History of Physics at the University of New England 1938-2001 N.H. Fletcher and C.A. Sholl (Armidale, University of New England, 2002) 150 pp.
F21 "Hyperhelices: A classical analog for strings and hidden dimensions" N.H. Fletcher Am. J. Phys. 72, 701-703 (2004)
F22 "Science Education for the twenty-first century" N.H. Fletcher in Education and the Ideal ed. N. Smith (New Frontier Publishing, Sydney 2004) pp. 151-173
F23 "Adam and Eve and the collapse of the moral wave function" N.H. Fletcher The Physicist 41(6), 192-193 (2004)
F24 "Overtones" N.H. Fletcher, in Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science ed. A. Scott. (Routledge, New York and London 2005) pp. 676-678
F25 Brief Candles (short stories, self-published 2005) 88 pages
F26 "On God and genetic engineering" N. Fletcher The Philosopher 94(1), 7-8 (2006)
F27 Brief Candles (short stories) N.H. Fletcher (Canberra: Ginninderra Press, 2007) 103pp.
F28 "Nanotechnology in Australia – A Network of Interactions" N.H. Fletcher IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine 2(3), 19–22 (2008)
F29 "The geometry of crystals and similar objects in spaces of arbitrary dimensionality" N.H. Fletcher Australian Physics 46, 153(2009)
F30 Philosophical Ramblings N.H. Fletcher (129 pp., personal publication, 2011)

G. Patents

G1 Power Transistor N.H. Fletcher (1955). The device described in publications A1-A3 and further developed in A5 and A7. (International patent)
G2 Coupling Device N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites (1990). The device described in publication C40. (International patent)
G3 A Musical Percussion Instrument N.H. Fletcher and M. Henderson (1991, 1993). A tuned percussion instrument of novel design, described in publication C42. (Australian patent)
G4 High Energy Storage Ceramic Capacitors N.H. Fletcher, A.D. Hilton and B.W. Ricketts (1991, 1992). The devices described in publication A33. (Provisional patent)
G5 Ceramic Dielectric Materials for High Energy Storage Capacitors N.H. Fletcher, A.D. Hilton and B.W. Ricketts (International patent application No. PCT/AU92/00644)
G6 Microphone N.H. Fletcher and S. Thwaites (Australian provisional patent 1992)

H. Reports

H1 Antarctic Research Priorities for the 1990s: A Review N.H. Fletcher (Chairman) Antarctic Science Advisory Committee, Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories, Canberra 1991, 90pp.
H2 Antarctic Science - The Way Forward N.H. Fletcher (Chairman) Antarctic Science Advisory Committee, Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories, Canberra 1992, 89pp.
H3 Condensed Matter Physics 1986 - 1990 N.H. Fletcher (Chairman) Reviews of Grants Outcomes No.7, Australian Research Council, National Board of Employment, Education and Training, Canberra 1993, 56pp.
H4 Access to Scientific Journals in Australian Libraries N.H. Fletcher, National Library of Australia 2001, 58pp. (ISBN 0 642 10746 7)
H5 Review of the ANU Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems N.H. Fletcher, (Chairman) ANU, Canberra 2002, 20pp.
H6

Advice on the Impact of Pollution on Rainfall and the Potential Benefits of Cloud Seeding Consulting report, Department of the Environment, Canberra 2002, 32pp. Published 2003 on the Department web site www.deh.gov.au/water/publications/cloud-seeding

 


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