Grisdale's years at Bell Laboratories from 1930.
Deals mainly with his career at General Electric Company in Schenectady, NY.
Korean war spurs formation of study group at Princeton University (John A. Wheeler) for military research, 1951.
Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif
Early interest in physics in South Dakota: early training as a physicist, Univ.
The discovery of the semiconductor laser at IBM in 1962. Competition with other laboratories.
Union College majoring in chemistry, 1918; attended special lectures at General Electric by Irving Langmuir, Saul Dushman and Albert W.