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Conwell, Esther M. (Esther Marley), 1922-
Oral history interview with Esther M. Conwell, 1983 March 22.
Childhood and early schooling in Bronx, NY; undergraduate studies at Brooklyn College; fellow students, Ralph Bray, Seymour Benzer, Arthur Ginzberg, all later affiliated with Purdue University. Graduate studies at University of Rochester and, from 1943, at University of Chicago; reasons for transfer. Extensive comments on her masters thesis under Victor Weisskopf (Vivian Johnson, Karl Lark-Horowitz); Ph.D. in astrophysics. Instructorship at Brooklyn College; work on germanium mobilities and resistivities at Bell Laboratories with William Shockley. Discussions of published works on single crystal production, 1952 (Peter Debye); comments on her book on transport in high electrical fields; Shockley's theory on hot carriers in germanium; work on microwave power detector while at Sylvania.
Conwell, Esther M. (Esther Marley), 1922-
Lark-Horovitz, K. (Karl), 1892-1958.
Shockley, William, 1910-1989-
Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Brooklyn College.
Purdue University.
University of Chicago.
University of Rochester.
Electromagnetic fields.
Electron mobility.
Hot carriers.
Microwave detectors.
Solid state physics.
Solid state physics -- History
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Benzer, Seymour.
Bray, Ralph.
Ginzberg, Arthur.
Johnson, Vivian A. (Vivian Annabelle), 1912-
Henriksen, Paul, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA