Masers

Interviewed by: 
Michael Field Wolff
Interview date: 
Sunday, 29 October 1978
Location: 
Ann Arbor, Michigan

This interview covers Terhune's life and career through 1978.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 13 September 1983

Research on masers and lasers at RCA's Princeton Laboratories, 1955-1961. Work on the Dicke hot-grid cell maser.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 August 1986
Location: 
University of California, Berkeley

Whinnery trained many prominent maser and laser scientists in his University of California, Berkeley Electrical Engineering laboratories.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Monday, 28 January 1985
Location: 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Doctoral thesis on 2-level solid state masers at Berkeley in 1956-1959 through the beginnings of his work on integrated optics at California Instit

Interviewed by: 
Robert W. Seidel
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 September 1984
Location: 
B.D.M. Corporation, Virginia

Laser work at Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory (AFCRL) (Rudolph Bradbury); early work on ruby lasers (Charles H.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 5 February 1985
Location: 
Hughes Research Laboratories

Maser research at Hughes Research Laboratories.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 5 July 1983

Bell Laboratories research during 1956 leading to the operation of the first 3-level solid-state maser in Dec. 1956.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview dates: 
May 20 and 21, 1987

Early education and exposure to field; attends Duke University; graduate work at California Institute of Technology; Caltech environment; work with

Interviewed by: 
William V. Smith
Interview dates: 
June 18 and 20, 1979

Childhood and youth; his family life and siblings; eduation at Furman during the Depression, 1931-1935; merit scholarship.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 8 January 1986

Notes on a conversation with Tannenwald and Zeiger on their interests in new concepts to generate coherent radiation, Zeiger's paper on the Raman m

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