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Ginzburg, V. L. (Vitali Lazarevich), 1916-2009
Oral history interview with Vitali Ginzburg, 1990 September 25, 1992 March 28 and July 27.
In the interview, Vitali Ginzburg discusses: his way to physics, Moscow University and Lebedev Physics Institute (FIAN) in 1930s and 1940s, relationships in the community of physicists, his activity in the FIAN group that originated the first Soviet H-bomb, his "2nd idea," "struggle against cosmopolitanism," the Lysenko-like session of physicists of 1949, the evolution of his creativity, personalities of prominent Soviet physicists Leonid Mandelstam, Igor Tamm, Lew Landau, Igor Kurchatov, Andrei Sakharov, Sergei Vavilov, and Vladimir Fok.
Theoretical physicist. Moscow University (1938). Physical Insitute of Russian Academy of Science (FIAN) staff (1940- ) and head of its theoretical department (1971-1972). Field of research: quantum electrodynamics, theory of radiation, superconductivity, physics of elementary particles, astrophysics, radiophysics.
Fok, V. A. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich), 1898-1974
Ginzburg, V. L. (Vitali Lazarevich), 1916-2009
Kurchatov, I. V. (Igor Vasil evich), 1903-1960
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968
Mandel shtam, L. I. (Leonid Isaakovich), 1879-1944
Sakharov, Andre , 1921-1989
Tamm, I. E. (Igor Evgen evich), 1895-1971.
Vavilov, S. I. (Serge Ivanovich), 1891-1951
Fizicheski institut imeni P.N. Lebedeva
Moskovski gosudarstvenny universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova
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Atomic bomb -- Soviet Union.
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Dorman, I. V. (Irina Vitalievna), interviewer.
Gorelik, G. E. (Gennadi Efimovich), interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA