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Lazarus, David, 1921-
Oral history interview with David Lazarus, 1981 December 4.
Family background; freshman course instructors at the University of Chicago; war-time training program; living next door to Manhattan Project people; Radio Research Laboratory at Harvard University; work on jamming tools (radar counter-measures) and antennas; work and graduate study at the Institute for the Study of Metals the University of Chicago (with Clarence Zener); work with Andy Lawson; E. R. Piore and the Office of Naval Research; early history of the Institute for the Study of Metals; Cyril Stanley Smith; Zener's course in solid state physics; Lazarus' doctoral dissertation; University of Illinois at Urbana, fall 1949; work on diffusion in metals; interaction with Frederick Seitz and Japanese physicists. Also prominently mentioned are: Chuck Barrett, Enrico Fermi, Doug Fitchen, James Franck, Bill Fretter, Georges Friedel, Lou Girifalco, Marvin Leonard Goldberger, Mel Gottlieb, Pete Harvey, Gerald Holton, Hillard B. Huntington, Peter Gerald Kruger, Ting Tsui Kuh, Harvey Brace Lemon, Earl Long, Francis Wheeler Loomis, Robert Joseph Maurer, Douglas McArthur, Louis Ridenour, Win Salzberg, Larry Slitkin, Don Stevens, Leo Szilard, Carl Tomizuka, Chen Ning Yang; Argonne National Laboratory, Columbia University, General Electric Company, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States Atomic Energy Commission.
Professor of physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1951-1978).
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Goldberger, Marvin L.
Holton, Gerald James.
Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000-
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008
Szilard, Leo.
Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-
Argonne National Laboratory
Columbia University
General Electric Company.
Harvard University.
Harvard University. Radio Research Laboratory.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
United States. Office of Naval Research
University of Chicago.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Physics -- Study and teaching.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Solid state physics.
Solid state physics -- History
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Physicists -- Japan. lcsh
Barrett, Chuck.
Fitchen, Douglas
Fretter, Bill.
Friedel, Georges.
Girifalco, Lou.
Gottlieb, Melvin.
Harvey, Pete.
Huntington, Hillard B.
Kruger, Peter Gerald.
Kuh, Ting Tsui.
Lawson, Andy.
Lemon, Harvey Brace, 1885-
Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976
Maurer, Robert Joseph, 1913-
McArthur, Douglas.
Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959.
Salzberg, Win.
Slitkin, Larry.
Smith, Cryil Stanley, 1903-
Stevens, Don.
Tomizuka, Carl.
Zener, Clarence, 1905-
Institute for the Study of Metals (University of Chicago).
Hoddeson, Lillian. interviewer.
Szymborksi, Kris, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA