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American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Study of Multi-Institutional Collaborations. Phase I: High-Energy Physics.
Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: BNL-E-734: A Measurement of the Elastic Scattering of Neutrinos from Electrons and Protons, 1990-1991.
Interviews (listed by institutional member of collaboration and by name of individual) were conducted with: Brookhaven National Laboratory: Ted Erickson (engineer), Bruce Gibbard, Michael J. Murtagh (second spokesperson), Charles Pearson (engineer), Martin Van-Lith (technician), D. Hywell White (first spokesperson, interviewed at Los Alamos National Laboratory); Brown University: Milind Diwan (student, interviewed at BNL), Robert E. Lanou (group leader); Osaka University: Yorikiyo Nagashima (group leader), Yoichiro Suzuki (interviewed at the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo); University of Pennsylvania: Eugene W. Beier, Alfred K. Mann; SUNY, Stony Brook: Michael D. Marx (group leader). Other institutions in collaboration include: KEK-Tsukuba.
A documentation research project to study the complex issues facing the historical documentation of multi-institutional collaborations in physics and allied sciences. BNL-E-734 was sponsored in part by the U.S.-Japan Agreement. It was an important experimental check, and confirmation, of the Glashow-Weinberg-Salam model of electroweak interactions, it agreed with the model's coupling constants and the value of the Weinberg Angle, which describes the relative importance of the Z particle and photons in electroweak interactions. As of late 1989, this experiment constituted 84% of all the data in the world on electron-neutrino elastic scattering. University of Pennsylvania was previously involved in neutrino-proton scattering experiments with Harvard and Wisconsin. The experiment was approved in 1979 and completed running in 1986.
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Brown University.
State University of New York at Stony Brook.
University of Pennsylvania.
Group work in research.
Particles (Nuclear physics).
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Experiments -- Documentation.
Physics -- Archival resources.
Physics -- Experiments -- Documentation.
Physics -- Research -- Documentation.
Experimental design.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Particles (Nuclear physics -- Group work in research.
Physics -- Collaboration.
Elastic scattering -- Experiments. phys-t
Koenerugi Butsurigaku Kenkyujo (Japan)
Ōsaka Daigaku
Mann, Alfred K.
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Beier, Eugene W.
Diwan, Milind V.
Erickson, Ted.
Gibbard, Bruce.
Lanou, Robert E.
Marx, Michael D.
Murtagh, Michael J.
Nagashima, Yorikiyo.
Pearson, Charles.
Suzuki, Y. (Yoichiro)
Van Lith, Martin.
White, David Hywell.
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