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Giulotto, Luigi, 1911-1986.
Oral history interview with Luigi Giulotto, 1982 December 7.
Childhood influences of father and teacher on career decision; childhood experiences as radio amateur. First studies in physics at Collegio Borromeo, Pavia; influences of Adolfo Campetti and Prof. Brunetti in radioactivity. Spectroscopy work with Campetti and later experimentation with Raman spectroscopy of calcite. Graduation, 1933; meeting future wife. Move to Switzerland during World War II; repatriation and resumption of lab work at Università di Pavia. Abortive work toward lamb shift in hydrogen spectrum. Postwar instrumentation and funding problems. Move to nuclear magnetic resonance; reproduction of Felix Bloch and Edward Purcell experiment; work on "negative temperature." Foreign influences brought by Fausto Fumi from Frederick Seitz, Nevill Mott; work with students in solid state. Views about the state of Italian physics, particularly on Edoardo Amaldi and the funding priority given to high energy physics.
Amaldi, Edoardo.
Bloch, Felix, 1905-
Giulotto, Luigi, 1911-1986
Mott, N. F. (Nevill Francis), Sir, 1905-
Purcell, Edward M.
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008
Collegio Borromeo -- Students.
Università di Pavia.
Research -- Finance.
Lamb shift.
Negative temperature.
Nuclear magnetic resonance.
Physics -- Research -- Italy.
Radioactivity.
Raman spectroscopy.
Solid state physics.
Spectrum analysis.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Italy.
Brunetti.
Campetti, Adolfo.
Fumi, Fausto Gherardo.
Belloni, Lanfranco, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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