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Sears, Raymond W.
Oral history interview with Raymond W. Sears, 1975 July 14.
Topics discussed include: Raymond Sears' family background; early interests in science; his work at Bell Telephone Laboratories; surface physics; Walter Brattain; solid state physics; Clinton Davisson; J. R. Pierce; Art Ahearn; vacuum tube research; John B. Johnson; Richard O. Grisdale; Kelly College; Foster Nix; Dean Wooldridge; Alan Holden; John Glenn; American Institute of Physics.
Raymond W. Sears (1906- ): M.Sc. from Ohio State University, 1929. Joined Bell telephone laboratories, involved in thermionics and surface physics research, department head-electron tube research and development. Member and chairmain of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and member of American Institute of Physics.
Ahearn, Arthur J. (Arthur John), 1902-
Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987
Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958.
Glenn, John, 1921-
Grisdale, Richard Orvis.
Holden, Alan.
Johnson, John Bertrand.
Nix, Foster Cary, 1905-
Pierce, John R, (John Robinson), 1910-2002-
Sears, Raymond W.
Wooldridge, Dean E.
American Institute of Physics.
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Kelly College.
Solid state physics.
Surface (Physics)
Vacuum tubes -- Research.
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Hoddeson, Lillian., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA