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Weber, J. (Joseph), 1919-
Oral history interview with Joseph Weber, 1983 April 8.
Head of Electronic Countermeasures Section of the U.S. Navy Department, Bureau of Ships, 1945-1948, with primary responsibilities in design of low noise receivers, surveillance of electromagnetic spectrum; cooperation with other offices (Radar, Vacuum Tube, Office of Naval Research). Retirement from Navy; professor at University of Maryland and graduate student in physics at Catholic University. His important contribution using quantum states of atoms and molecules (Ottawa conference, 1952); his thesis that employed microwave spectroscopy to solve a physical chemistry problem. Also prominently mentioned are: Hatton, Rudolf Kompfner, John Pierce, Emanuel Piore, Horbert J. Reich, Louis Smullin; Bell Telephone Laboratories, and Institute of Radio Engineers.
Joseph Weber (1919-2000).
Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977
Pierce, John R. (John Robinson), 1910-2002
Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000-
Reich, Horbert J.
Smullin, Louis
Weber, J. (Joseph), 1919-
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Catholic University of America.
Institute of Radio Engineers.
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Ships.
United States. Office of Naval Research.
University of Maryland, College Park
Lasers -- History.
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Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA