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Hanle, Wilhelm, 1901-
Oral history interview with Wilhelm Hanle, 1979 May 23 to June 2.
Youth in Mannheim; studies in Heidelberg; conflict with Philip P. Lenard; doctoral work in Gottingen under James Franck; the Hanle effect; brief stay in Tubingen; position in Halle with Gustav L. Hertz, and then in Jens, Gottingen and Giessen during scientifically and politically eventful years in Germany; work in Jena on the excitation function and response to Otto Hahn's discovery of fission and the giessen; reconstruction of the university; range of scientific work since the war, especially level crossing techniques and dosimetry; the development of nuclear power; comments on the DDR; current political outlook.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968.
Hanle, Wilhelm, 1901-
Hertz, Gustav, 1887-
Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947
Universitt̃ Gt̲tingen
Universitt̃ Heidelberg
Atomic spectroscopy.
Level-crossing spectroscopy.
Nuclear energy.
Nuclear fission.
Nuclear physics.
Radiation dosimetry.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Winnewisser, Brenda P., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA