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White, Alan D.
Oral history interview with Alan D. White, 1986 April 30.
Narrative account of discovery of the visible red HeNe laser in the Bell Laboratories Exploratory Development Group under Signal Corps contract, contributions of co-workers and supervisors, White's work on the arc lamp for cw pumping, collaboration with Dane Rigden, 1962, knowledge of Javan-Bennett-Herriott infrared laser work and work of Spectra-Physics group, equipment and funding, atmosphere in the laboratory following the discovery. Also prominently mentioned is: Eugene I. Gordon.
Bennett, William Ralph, 1930-2008
Gordon, Eugene I., 1930-
Herriott, Donald R., 1928-
Rigden, J. Dane
White, Alan D.
Bell Telephone Laboratories. Exploratory Development Group.
Spectra-Physics (Firm)
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Lasers -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA