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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.
Enge, Harald A.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Norges tekniske Hogskole.
Universitetet i Bergen.
Nuclear reactors -- Norway.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Science and industry.
Spectrometer -- Designs and plans.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Casman, Eric.
Grane, Arnfinn.
Grodzins, Lee.
Hansen, Per.
Trimpy, Bjorn.
Trump, John George.
Van de Graaff, Robert Jemison, 1901-1967.
Vaagen, Jan, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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