Background and family, hobbies and high school education, premonitions about science; studies and state of science at Pennsylvania State University
Deals mainly with the establishment of the Winter conferences in quantum chemistry on Sanibel Island.
Early life and education in Germany; student years in U.S.
Family background; freshman course instructors at the University of Chicago; war-time training program; living next door to Manhattan Project peopl
Research on the solid-state maser and the semi-conductor maser and laser within the MIT Lincoln Laboratories, 1963.
Appointment to Universität Tübingen by Friederich Paschen; not well-received due to growth of Nazism.
Born in Oregon 1912, entered Purdue University, 1932, studying solid state physics, teaching assistant work with Lothar Nordheim on crystal structu
Postgraduate work at University of Chicago; early work in spectroscopy using the Fabry-Perot interferometer; studies of e/m and hydrogen fine struc
Harvard University to Bell Laboratories in 1925 seeking job as chemist, ending up in the General Methods and Audits Department for five years; Publ