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Smith, George Foster, 1922-
Oral history interview with George Foster Smith, 1985 February 5.
Maser research at Hughes Research Laboratories. The laser; Theodore H. Maiman's work; building a laser rangefinder; Q-switching; stimulated Raman scattering; other laser research. The impact of Sputnik and the Vietnam war on Hughes Aircraft Co. Procedures for selecting research projects. Also prominently mentioned are: Doug Beddenhagen, William B. Bridges, Malcolm Currie, Francis E. Goodwin, Robert Willis Hellwarth, Pat Hyland, Harold Lyons, Fred McClung, R. C. Pastor, Eugene P. Peressini, Arthur Leonard Schawlow; Aerojet-General Corporation, Avco-Everett Research Laboratory, Bell Telephone Laboratories.
Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999
Smith, George Foster, 1922-
Aerojet-General Corporation.
Avco-Everett Research Laboratory.
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Hughes Aircraft Company.
Lasers.
Lasers -- History.
Masers.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Sputnik satellites
Beddenhagen, Douh.
Bridges, William B., 1934-
Currie, Malcolm.
Goodwin, Francis E.
Hellwarth, Robert Willis.
Hyland, Pat.
Lyons, Harold, 1913-
Maiman, Theodore H.
McClung, Fred J.
Pastor, R. C.
Peressini, Eugene P.
Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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