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Wilson, Alan Herries
Conversation with Alan Herries Wilson [sound recording], 1974 November 9.
Dr.Colin Hempstead taped his conversation with Sir Alan H. Wilson, for the purpose of collecting source material for his Doctoral thesis. In this conversation, Wilson begins with a discussion of R. H. Fowler's paper on dense matter, then moves on to discuss: the history of solid state physics research and more specifically, the study of paramagnetism; his work at the University of Cambridge and Universit├Ąt Leipzig; Fermi-Dirac Statistics; and his receipt of the Adams Prize. Other topics and affiliations discussed include: Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg, Felix Bloch, and the Sommerfeld theory.
Adams prize.
Sound recordings. aat
Bloch, Felix, 1905-
Fermi-Dirac Statistics
Fowler, R. H. (Ralph Howard), 1889-1944.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976.
Paramagnetism
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Solid state physics -- History
Sommerfeld Theory
Universit├Ąt Leipzig
University of Cambridge.
Wilson, Alan Herries
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics.
Hempstead, C. A. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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