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Enge, Harald A.
Oral history interview with Harald Anton Enge, 1987 August 6.
Family background and early education in Bodó, Norway; diploma in engineering from the Technical University in Trondheim, Norway, 1947. University of Bergen, 1948; work with Bjorn Trimpy on spectrometer designs; interest in accelerators; Ph.D. dissertation, Bergen, 1954; the early Norwegian nuclear reactor at Kjeller. Leaves Bergen for MIT, 1955; comments on staff (John Trump, Robert Van de Graaff); comments on students at Bergen and MIT. Re-establishes contact with Bergen in 1963; collaborations between Bergen and MIT (Arnfinn Grane, Eric Casman, Per Hansen, Lee Grodzins); discussion of Enge's apparatus designs; comments on relation among physics, business, and science technology; comments on his textbook on nuclear physics; teaching and self-assessment.
Born 1920.
Casman, Eric
Enge, Harald A.
Grane, Arnfinn
Grodzins, Lee
Trimpy, Bjorn
Trump, John George
Van de Graaff, Robert Jemison, 1901-1967
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Norges tekniske Hogskole.
Universitetet i Bergen.
Nuclear reactors -- Norway.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Science and industry.
Spectrometer -- Designs and plans.
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Vaagen, Jan, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA