Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif
Work at Bell Laboratories, pertaining to development of the transistor. Main topics include his early education, work at Bell Labs under Earle A.
Topics discussed include: family background, early education, his work at Bell Labs and General Electric, transistors, lasers, silicon, John Bardee
Herman’s scientific career from his early education through a Ph.D. at Columbia University; research in the 1950s.
The interview discusses Brodsky's family and education in Florida and Pennsylvania, and his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvan