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American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Study of Multi-Institutional Collaborations. Phase III: Ground-Based Astronomy, Materials Science, Heavy-Ion and Nuclear Physics, Medical Physics, and Computer-Mediated Collaborations.
Oral history interviews. Materials science: DuPont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team (DND-CAT), 1996-1997.
Interviews include: Jerome Cohen (Northwestern University), Joe Georgopoulos (Argonne National Laboratory), Robert Johnson (DuPont Experimental Station), and Roger Leach (DuPont Experimental Station).
A documentation research project to study the complex issues facing the historical documentation of multi-institutional collaborations in physics and allied sciences. Phase III focused on four disciplinary areas of ground-based astronomy, materials science, heavy-ion physics, and medical physics, and a category named computer-mediated collaborations. A materials science project, Dupont-Northwestern-Dow CAT is a collaboration of the named organizations to build and use a general purpose beamline and multiple end stations at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source. The collaboration has an office at Argonne, where all data will be taken, though some significant end-station instrumentation is being built at the home organizations. Each participating organization contributes a set share of the funds. The project is being built for some 20 obviously interested users and a larger pool of potentially interested scientists who are employed at the participating organizations. The agreement to collaborate was signed in 1991 and was still in operation when the interviews were conducted.
Argonne National Laboratory.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Group work in research.
Materials science -- Documentation.
Physics -- Archival resources.
Physics -- Research -- Documentation.
Sociology -- Research.
Sociology -- Statistical methods.
Synchrotrons.
Sound recordings. aat
Interviews. aat
Oral histories. aat aat
Transcripts. aat aat
American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Study of Multi-Institutional Collaborations.
Dupont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team.
Chompalov, Ivan. sociologist.
Cohen, J. B. (Jerome Bernard), 1932-
Genuth, Joel, historian.
Leach, Roger Alan.
Shrum, Wesley, 1953- sociologist.
Warnow-Blewett, Joan. 1931- project director.
Weart, Spencer R., 1942- associate director.
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Georgopoulos, Joe.
Johnson, Robert.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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