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Hill, R. D. (Robert Dickson), 1913-
Oral history interview with Robert Dickson Hill, 2000 July 3.
Topics discussed include: his family and early education; experiments with crystal radios and organic chemistry; study and research on x-ray spectroscopy at Melbourne University with Thomas Laby; neutron generation work with Eric Burhop; Cambridge scholarship; neutron activation with Maurice Goldhaber at Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University; Leo Szilard; University of Illinois and P.G. Kruger and his cyclotron; contract with Niels Bohr and J. Robert Oppenheimer; work on radar in England; Melbourne University work on radar and magnetrons with Pansy (R.D.) Wright, Sir Leslie Martin, PhD for collected research, vacuum physics, spectroscopy and isomerism; Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1953 sabbatical with Sir Mark Oliphant in Australia; Tau meson with E.O. Salant at Brookhaven; joined Control Systems Laboratory; Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships to English Particle Laboratory at University College; General Research Corporation and Office of Naval Research.
Hill, PhD on collected research (1946), Melbourne University. Research at Cavendish at Cambridge University (1937), University of Illinois (1938 and 1947-1953), Melbourne University (1940-1947), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Control Systems Laboratory (1960). Hill received Guggenheim and Fulbright scholarships to English Particle Laboratory at University College (1960-1964), General Research Corporation (1965-1973), Office of Naval Research (1973-1989).
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962.
Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley)
Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011-
Hill, R. D. (Robert Dickson), 1913-
Kruger, P. Gerald (Peter Gerald), 1902-
Laby, T. H. (Thomas Howell), 1880-1946.
Martin, Leslie Harold, Sir, 1900-
Oliphant, Mark, Sir, 1901-
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Salant, Edward Oliver 1900-
Szilard, Leo.
Wright, Roy Douglas 1907-
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
General Research Corporation
United States. Office of Naval Research
University College, London. Dept. of Physics.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
University of Melbourne
Cyclotrons.
Magnetrons.
Mesons.
Radar.
Spectrum analysis.
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Billett, Jan interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
National Library of Australia. Manuscripts Section. Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
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