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Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985
Oral history interview with Paul Peter Ewald, 1959 April 1.
Professor at UniversittĖƒ Stuttgart, 1921-1937; visits the U.S. in 1936 (University of Michigan Summer School). Political climate in Germany and Ewald's dismissal from Stuttgart; works on foundations of crystal optics while living in mother's house. Leaves Germany on a research fellowship from University of Cambridge, 1937-1939; professorship at Belfast University, 1939-1949. Relationship with Hans Bethe; comments on his children. Discussion of Ewald's scientific contributions, in particular, the dynamics theory; comments on Max von Laue. Worked as x-ray technician during World War I; stationed in Russia for three years (Otto Blumenthal). On the rewriting of the dynamics theory and problems still to be solved.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Blumenthal, Otto, b. 1876.
Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985
Laue, Max von, 1879-1960.
Belfast University -- Faculty.
University of Cambridge.
University of Michigan.
UniversittĖƒ Stuttgart.
Crystal optics.
Dynamics -- Research.
Solid state physics -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Russia.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Young, R. A. (Robert Alan), 1921- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA