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Ochsenfeld, Robert, 1901-1993.
Oral history interview with Robert Ochsenfeld, 1992 November 13.
Biographical survey, especially of his time as a student at Marburg unde E. Grüneisen; moved to Physikalische-Technische REichsanstalt (PTR), Berlin, in 1932. Conducted research there which led to the discovery of the Meissner-Ochsenfeld Effect; recollections of Walther meissner, Johannes Stark, Abraham Esau and other colleaguews at the PTR; events there till the end of the war and afterward, especially reconstruction as the Physikalische-technishe bundesanstalt. Note: because of technical difficulties the first part of the interview was lost, dealing especially with the history of the discovery of the Meissner-Ochsenfeld Effect. A resumé can be found in Hoffmann's article in the "Physikalischen Blättern" vol. 49, no. 10 (1993), pp. 899-901, attached to the interview transcript.
Stark, Johannes, 1874-1957.
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt (Germany).
Physikalischen Blättern 1993 vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 899-901.
Physics -- Germany -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Germany -- Interviews. lcsh
Meissner-Ochsenfeld Effect. phys-t
Esau, Abraham.
Grüneisen, Edvard.
Meissner, Walther, 1882-1974.
Ochsenfeld, Robert, 1901-1993.
Hoffmann, Dieter, interviewer.
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