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Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985
Oral history interview with Paul Peter Ewald, 1968 May 17 and 24.
In Munich, 1920, early association with Erwin Schrödinger; Stuttgart, 1921-1937; comments on Arnold Sommerfeld and Fritz Emde as physicists; work with Carl Hermann on crystal structures; crystal conference, 1925 (Bragg). Establishment of Ewald's Institute, 1930; early association with Hans Bethe. Nazi influence in professional scientific societies and schools; student unrest; Albert Einstein's resignation from the Bavarian Academy of Sciences; comments on Einstein; Nazi physicists. Visits to the U.S.; University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Purdue University, 1936, and again in 1938; Ralph Wyckoff; desire to find employment in U.S.; run-in with Nazis, 1937; left for England; meetings with Ernest Rutherford and Niels Bohr. Impact of Rutherford's death. Life in Cambridge. Lectureship at University of Belfast, 1939; professor, 1944; life in Belfast; plight as German refugee in England. Portrait of Paul A. M. Dirac. Head of Physics Department at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1950. The Polycrystal Book Service. Appraisal of own scientific interests and accomplishments. Also prominently mentioned are: Henri Abraham, William Henry Bragg, William Lawrence Bragg, Maurice de Broglie, Doris Cattell, Marie Sklodowska Curie, George Darwin, Bergen Davis, Peter Josef William Debye, Eamon DeValera, Ehrenberg, Karl G. Emelius, Robley Dunglison Evans, Ella Ewald, Isidor Fankuchen, Feldkeller, Fleury, Garrido, Hermann Göring, E. P. Gross, Werner Heisenberg, A. Hettich, Friedrich Kohlrausch, Max Theodor Felix von Laue, Philipp Edward Anton Lenard, Charles Mauguin, Friedrich I. Mautner, Linus Pauling, Rudolf Ernst Peierls, Max Planck, Pongs, Peter Pringsheim, Erich Regener, Friedrich Rinne, Rogers, Hubert W. Schleuning, Anne Schrödinger, Manne Siegbahn, Ernest Sommerfeld, Julius Stratton, Ernest Wagner, Gregor Wentzel; Acta Crystallographica, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, University of Cambridge Press, Cavendish Laboratory, Columbia University, Duke University, General Electric Company, Great Britain University Grants Committee, Handbuch der Physik, Dublin Institute for Advanced Physics, International Conference of Crystallographers (1946: London, England), International Union of Physics, Société d'Optique, Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Universität Stuttgart, University of Cambridge, and University of Virginia.
Abraham, Henri.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962.
Bragg, William Henry, 1862-1942
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Cattell, Doris
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Darwin, George Howard, Sir, 1845-1912.
Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958
Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966-
DeValera, Eamon
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Ehrenberg
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-
Emde, Fritz
Emelius, Karl G.
Ewald, Ella
Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985
Fankuchen, Isidor.
Göring, Hermann
Gross, Eugene P., 1926-
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Hermann, Carl
Hettich, A.
Kohlrausch, Friedrich, 1840-1910
Laue, Max von, 1879-1960.
Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947
Mauguin, Charles
Mautner, Friedrich I.
Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995
Planck, Max, 1858-1947.
Pongs
Pringsheim, Peter, 1881-1963
Regener, Erich
Rinne, Friedrich Wilhelm Berthold
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Schleuning, Hubert W.
Schrödinger, Annamarie Bertel.
Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961
Siegbahn, Manne, 1886-1951
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Sommerfeld, Ernest
Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-
Wagner, Ernest
Wentzel, Gregor, 1898-1978-
Wyckoff, Ralph W. G. (Ralph Walter Graystone), 1897-
Cambridge University Press.
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Columbia University
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
Duke University.
General Electric Company.
Great Britain. University Grants Committee.
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
Polycrystal Book Service
Polytechni Institute of Brooklyn.
Purdue University.
Queen's University of Belfast
Society for the Protection of Science and Learning.
Socit d'Optique
Unesco.
Universität München.
Universität Stuttgart.
University of Cambridge.
University of Michigan.
University of Virginia.
International Conference of Crystallographers (1946 : London, England)
Crystallography
Crystals.
National socialism and education.
Refugees, Jewish.
Science and state -- Germany.
Solid state physics -- History
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Weiner, Charles. interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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