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Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995-
Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1981 January 24.
Scientific background in solid state physics; early work in group theory; work in solid state with Frederick Seitz. His contemporaries; John Bardeen. Stored energy problem; war work on the nuclear reactor. Teaching career. Also prominently mentioned are: Felix Bloch, David Bohm, Milton Burton, Leon Cooper, Karl Kelchner Darrow, James Franck, Werner Heisenberg, Conyers Herring, John Robert Schrieffer, Erwin Schrödinger, I. Schur, John Clarke Slater, Roman Smoluchowski, Leo Szilard, Weissenberg; Argonne National Laboratory, Physical Review, Princeton University, and University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory.
Bardeen, John
Bloch, Felix, 1905-
Bohm, David, 1917-1992.
Burton, Milton
Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-
Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Herring, William Conyers, 1914-
Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-
Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008
Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995
Argonne National Laboratory
Princeton University.
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Metallurgical Laboratory
Physical review.
Combinational group theory.
Nuclear reactors.
Physics -- Study and teaching.
Solid state physics.
Solid state physics -- History
Stored energy of cold work.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Hoddeson, Lillian. interviewer.
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008 interviewer.
Baym, Gordon interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA