Contributions to the theory of superconductivity, including superconductivity in the early 1950s, the anomalous skin effect, work on “dirty” materi
Solid state physics in its early days in Arnold Sommerfeld’s and Werner Heisenberg’s groups, where Peierls was a student in the late 1920s.
Family background and early education in Hungary (Ferenc von Kármán).
Student work with Arnold Sommerfeld, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg; first paper with Heisenberg; paper on Hall Effect; history of early contrib
Early influences and education; A.B. from Willamette University in physics and math, 1926; fellowship and M.A.
Autobiographical oral history with Park.
Union College majoring in chemistry, 1918; attended special lectures at General Electric by Irving Langmuir, Saul Dushman and Albert W.