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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: IMB: The Irvine-Michigan-Brookhaven Experiment, 1990-1991.
Interviews (listed by institutional member of the collaboration and by name of individual) were conducted with: Brookhaven National Laboratory: Maurice Goldhaber; Harvard University: Bruce G. Cortez (student, interviewed at Bell Labs); University of California, Irvine: William R. Kropp, Frederick Reines (spokesperson), Henry W. Sobel; University of Illinois, Urbana: Steven Errede (postdoc); University of Michigan: Daniel Sinclair, Lawrence R. Sulak (interviewed at Boston University), John C. Van der Velde (co-spokesperson); University of Michigan and University College, London: Tegid W. Jones.
A documentation research project to study the complex issues facing the historical documentation of multi-institutional collaborations in physics and allied sciences. IMB searched for proton decay at an underwater salt-mine using an 8,000 metric ton water Cherenkov detector. The collaboration serendipitously detected a supernova which was also detected by the Kamioka underwater detector in Japan. The experiment was approved in 1979.
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Harvard University.
University College, London.
University of California, Irvine.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
University of Michigan.
Group work in research.
Particles (Nuclear physics).
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Experiments -- Documentation.
Physics -- Archival resources.
Physics -- Experiments -- Documentation.
Physics -- Research -- Documentation.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Particles (Nuclear physics -- Group work in research.
Physics -- Collaboration.
Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011-
Cortez, Bruce Gilbert.
Errede, Steven.
Kropp, William R.
Reines, Frederick, 1918-
Sulak, Lawrence R., 1944-
Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Jones, Tegid W.
Sinclair, Daniel.
Sobel, Henry W.
Van der Velde, Jack C.
AIP-ICOS
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