Solid state physics

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 1 April 1981
Location: 
Zener's office, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Brief account of family background and childhood; education: Stanford University from 1922; Munich spring and summer 1926 (Sommerfeld and Wentzel);

Interviewed by: 
S. T. Keith
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 6 October 1981
Location: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Topics discussed include: family background; von Hippel's time at Gottingen and lectures by Max Born and James Franck; his fellowship at Berkeley;

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Friday, 19 January 1973
Location: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Developments in quantum mechanics, familiarity with the old quantum theory; Edwin C.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner and Gloria Lubkin
Interview date: 
Monday, 28 February 1966
Location: 
American Institute of Physics

Developments in quantum mechanics, familiarity with the old quantum theory; Edwin C.

Interviewed by: 
Spencer Weart
Interview date: 
Monday, 11 July 1983
Location: 
Essex House Hotel

Interview focuses on Sproull’s career at Cornell University, his decision to become Provost, later President, of the University of Rochester, and h

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Friday, 29 April 1977
Location: 
University of Illinois Physics Department, Urbana, Illinois

Topics discussed include: family background; Slichter's time as a student at Harvard University; John Van Vleck; his time at the University of Illi

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Friday, 7 August 1970
Location: 
Slater's office, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Monday, 23 February 1970
Location: 
Gainesville, Florida

Slater leaves Harvard University for Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1930 (Karl Compton) to build up Physics Department there; work on qua

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 10 September 1974
Location: 
Murray Hill, New Jersey

Born in London 1910; Childhood in Palo Alto, California; undergraduate at UCLA, Caltech, graduate school MIT (Slater, thesis advisor); 1936 to Bell

Interviewed by: 
Roger H. Stuewer
Interview date: 
Thursday, 8 May 1969
Location: 
University of Minnesota

Family background, early schooling; undergraduate studies at Case Institute of Technology (B.S.

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