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Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)
Oral history interview with Robert Henry Dicke, 1983 May 2.
World War II work at the MIT Radiation Laboratory. Early postwar years at Princeton University. Research orientations; application of microwave techniques to determination of fundamental atomic constants. Background to paper on super-radiance. Government committee work to about the mid-1950s. Princeton Applied Research, a company organized by Dicke & others. Contact with Charles H. Townes. Consulting for Radio Corporation of America; patent obligations to RCA. Sources of financial support for research; Signal Corps support. Methods for choosing student thesis topics. Signal Corps meetings; contact with colleagues. Technical support at the Princeton Physics Department. Graduate students; financial support; his style of super vision; modes of communication; comments on some specific students. Dicke's habits of documentation.
Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)
Townes, Charles H.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory.
Princeton University.
Radio Corporation of America.
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Lasers.
Lasers -- History.
Nuclear physics.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Princeton Applied Research Company.
Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
Forman, Paul interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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