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Bray, Ralph, 1921-
Oral history interview with Ralph Bray, 1982 May 14.
Born in Russia 1921, moved to New York 1922; Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (physics); Purdue University (Ph.D.), 1942-1949; works teaching military students, 1943-1945; cyclotron and beta ray spectroscopy projects (related to Manhattan Project); Karl Lark-Horovitz as blanket-adviser; semiconductor project with Ron Smith; spreading resistance measurements; Edward Teller, John Bardeen, William Shockley; the self-transistor effect (Bell Laboratories); third electrode work by Seymour Benzer, 1949; semiconductor project; comments on Lark-Horovitz. Also prominently mentioned are: Joseph A. Becker, Walter Houser Brattain, Bill Fan, Arthur Ginsburg, Vivian Annabelle Johnson, Bernard Kurrelmeyer, Robert Green Sachs, Isidor Walerstein, Hubert J. Yearian; American Physical Society, Brooklyn College, Manhattan Project, and United States Army Signal Corps.
Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987.
Bray, Ralph, 1921-
Lark-Horovitz, K. (Karl), 1892-1958.
Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-
Shockley, William, 1910-1989-
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
American Physical Society.
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Brooklyn College.
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
Purdue University.
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Beta rays.
Cyclotrons.
Electrodes.
Semiconductors.
Transistors.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Spectrum analysis.
Bardeen, John.
Becker, Joseph A.
Benzer, Seymour.
Bray, Ralph.
Fan, Bill.
Ginsburg, Arthur.
Johnson, Vivian A. (Vivian Annabelle), 1912-
Kurrelmeyer, Bernard.
Smith, Ronald.
Walerstein, Isidor.
Yearian, Hubert J.
Henriksen, Paul, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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