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Pippard, A. B.
Oral history interview with Alfred Brian Pippard, 1981 January 22.
Overview of career. Late 1940s research work at Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, on the anomalous skin effect in metals. Interactions with Morrel Cohen, Paul Marcus, Ernst H. Sondheimer and David Shoenberg. Work on Fermi surface of copper. Institute for the Study of Metals at the University of Chicago, 1955-1956. Interactions with Ilya M. Lifshitz group at Kharkov (USSR). Cavendish Lab work by Shoenberg's group on de Haas-van Alphen effect. Development of pseudo-potential idea. Work on ultrasonic attenuation in normal metals and on magnetic breakdown.
Born 1920.
Cohen, Morrel H.
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
Fermi surfaces.
Metals -- Magnetic properties.
Pseudopotential method.
Skin effect (Electricity)
Solid state physics -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
de Haas-van Alphen effect.
Lifshitz, Ilya M.
Marcus, Paul.
Shoenberg, David.
Sondheimer, Ernst H.
Institute for the Study of Metals (University of Chicago).
Hoch, Paul interviewer.
Braun, Ernest, 1925- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA