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Born, Max, 1882-1970.
Oral history interview with Max Born, 1960 June 1, 1962 October 17 and 18.
Part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics oral history collection, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with ca. 100 atomic and quantum physicists. Subjects discuss their family backgrounds, how they became interested in physics, their educations, people who influenced them, their careers including social influences on the conditions of research, and the state of atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics during the period in which they worked. Discussions of scientific matters relate to work that was done between approximately 1900 and 1930, with an emphasis on the discovery and interpretations of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Also prominently mentioned are: Niels Henrik David Bohr, E. Bormann, Louis de Broglie, Cauchy, Peter Josef William Debye, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Albert Einstein, James Franck, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Werner Heisenberg, David Hilbert, Huang, Ernst Pascual Jordan, Felix Klein, Alfred Landé, Max von Laue, Erwin Madelung, Albert Abraham Michelson, Hermann Minkowski, Wolfgang Pauli, Max Planck, Venkata Chandrasekhar Raman, Erwin Schrödinger, Arnold Sommerfeld, Otto Stern, Toeplitz, Woldemar Voigt, Theodore von Kármán, Norbert Wiener; Como Conference, Universität Göttingen, and University of Cambridge.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962.
Born, Max, 1882-1970
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966-
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976.
Landé, Alfred, 1888-
Laue, Max von, 1879-1960.
Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Planck, Max, 1858-1947.
Raman, Chandrasekhara Venkata, Sir, 1888-1970.
Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961.
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Stern, Otto, 1888-1969-
Voigt, Woldemar, 1850-1919.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964.
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
University of Cambridge.
Universität Göttingen.
International Congress of Physics (1927: Como, Italy)
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Interviews.
Bormann, E.
Gibbs, Josiah Willard.
Hilbert, David, 1862-1943.
Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980
Klein, Felix.
Madelung, Erwin, b. 1881
Minkowski, H. (Hermann), 1864-1909
Toeplitz.
Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985 interviewer.
Hund, Friedrich, 1896-1997- interviewer.
Kuhn, Thomas S. interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Archives for the History of Quantum Physics.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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