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Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973.
Oral history interview with Thomas Lauritsen, 1967 February 16.
Early training as a physicist; quartz-fibre electrometer; high-voltage installations, above 200 kilovolts; high-voltage accelerator, especially Van de Graaff machines; cloud chamber; fission 1939; reminiscences of Niels Bohr; leaving Europe 1939; warwork at National Bureau of Standards 1940; rocket work 1940s; postwar rehabilitation of laboratory facilities; technological improvements after the war; learning nuclear physics after the war; nuclear spin; development of shell model; rotational model 1952; gamma-ray detection; changes in research styles; research plans for the present (1967). Also prominently mentioned are: Hans Albrecht Bethe, Jr︣gen K. Bg︣gild, Robert F. Christy, Eugene Feenberg, William Alfred Fowler, Otto Robert Frisch, Trevor Gardner, Raymond George Herb, Torben Huus, David Rittenhouse Inglis, J. H. D. Jensen, Donald W. Kerst, Dieter Kurath, Milton Stanley Livingston, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Robert Andrews Millikan, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Herb Parkinson, Matthew Sands, Trump, Victor Frederick Weisskopf; Finsen Radiation Institute, Institute for Theoretical Physics (Copenhagen), Inyokern Project, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Niels Bohr Institutet, Philips Elektronik Industrie GmbH, United States Navy, and University of Wisconsin.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962.
Fowler, William A.
Frisch, Otto Robert, 1904-
Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993
Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973.
Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)
Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002
California Institute of Technology.
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Niels Bohr institutet.
United States. National Bureau of Standards
United States. Navy
University of Wisconsin.
Universitetets Institut for Teoretisk Fysik (Copenhagen)
Cloud chamber
Electrometer.
Federal aid to research.
Gamma rays -- Measurement.
Instrumentation.
Nuclear fission.
Nuclear physics.
Nuclear shell theory.
Nuclear spin.
Particle accelerators.
Rockets -- Research.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Inyokern Project.
Böggild, Jörgen K.
Christy, Robert F.
Feenberg, Eugene.
Gardner, Trevor.
Herb, R. G. (Raymond George), 1908-1996
Huus, Torben.
Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995-
Jensen, J. Hans D.
Kurath, Dieter.
Parkinson, Herb.
Sands, Matthew Linzee.
Trump, John George.
Finsen Radiation Institute.
Philips Elektronik Industrie GmbH.
Weiner, Charles. interviewer.
Richman, Barry, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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