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Burger, Herman Carel, 1893-1965.
Oral history interview with Herman Carel Burger, 1962 November 15.
Part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics oral history collection, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with circa 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, van Cittert, H. B. Dorgelo, Paul Ehrenfest, Albert Einstein, James Franck, Werner Heisenberg, Hertz, Holst, Hendrik Anthony Kramers, L. S. Ornstein, Wolfgang Pauli, Jean Perrin, Arnold Sommerfeld; and Philips Laboratories (Eindhoven).
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Burger, Herman Carel, 1893-1965.
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Franck, James, 1882-1964.
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952.
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Cittert, van.
Dorgelo, H. B.
Hertz, Gustav, 1887-
Holst, Gilles.
Ornstein, L. S. (Leonard Salomon), 1880-1941
Perrin, Jean Baptiste.
Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium
Heilbron, J. L. 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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