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Weber, J. (Joseph), 1919-2000
Oral history interview with Joseph Weber, 1983 April 8.
Head of Electronic Countermeasures Section of the U.S. Navy Department, Bureau of Ships, 1945-1948, with primary responsibilities in design of low noise receivers, surveillance of electromagnetic spectrum; cooperation with other offices (Radar, Vacuum Tube, Office of Naval Research). Retirement from Navy; professor at University of Maryland and graduate student in physics at Catholic University. His important contribution using quantum states of atoms and molecules (Ottawa conference, 1952); his thesis that employed microwave spectroscopy to solve a physical chemistry problem. Also prominently mentioned are: Hatton, Rudolf Kompfner, John Pierce, Emanuel Piore, Horbert J. Reich, Louis Smullin; Bell Telephone Laboratories, and Institute of Radio Engineers.
Joseph Weber (1919-2000).
Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977
Pierce, John R. (John Robinson), 1910-2002
Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000-
Reich, Horbert J.
Smullin, Louis
Weber, J. (Joseph), 1919-2000
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Catholic University of America.
Institute of Radio Engineers.
United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Ships.
United States. Office of Naval Research.
University of Maryland, College Park
Lasers -- History.
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Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA