Family background, education, and emergence of scientific orientation.
World War I developments in electronics in relation to French and British Armies; post-war revitalization of Physics Department at Columbia Univ.:
Deals mainly with Vinal's 43 years at National Bureau of Standards and his work on battery devices and their standards.
Family background, early schooling; undergraduate studies at Case Institute of Technology (B.S.
Childhood interests and family background; undergraduate at Dartmouth College (1911-15), graduate research on vacuum spark spectra under Millikan a
Traces origins of Paul Herget's family in Germany; early schooling in Cincinnati through graduation from the University; work at Cincinnati Observa
Traces origins of family in Germany and family move to Cincinnati; early schooling in Cincinnati through graduation from the University there; work
Childhood and major influences; college education at Harvard University; position at Edward C.
Professor at Universität Stuttgart, 1921-1937; visits the U.S. in 1936 (University of Michigan Summer School).