Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Interviewed by: 
Alex Wellerstein
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Location: 
Kidder's home, Pleasanton, California

In this interview Ray Kidder discusses topics such as: Atomic Energy Commission; Lawrence Livermore Laboratory; California Institute of Technology

Interviewed by: 
Alex Wellerstein
Interview date: 
Sunday, 24 August 2008
Location: 
York’s home, La Jolla, California

Berkeley Radiation Laboratory; Laurence Livermore National Laboratory; Manhattan Project; classification and declassification issues; use of comput

Interviewed by: 
Robert W. Seidel
Interview date: 
Saturday, 22 September 1984
Location: 
B.D.M. Corporation, Virginia

Laser work at Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory (AFCRL) (Rudolph Bradbury); early work on ruby lasers (Charles H.

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 15 March 1978

Korean war spurs formation of study group at Princeton University (John A. Wheeler) for military research, 1951.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Friday, 15 May 1987
Location: 
Berkeley, California

Family background, education, and development of interest in physics; experience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, absorbs prevailing polit

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 20 August 1986

This interview was conducted as part of a project to study the history of laser research.

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 22 April 1987
Location: 
EQS Technologies, Santa Monica, California

Le Levier discusses his family background and education; his work at the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory; the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory; Rand Cor

Interviewed by: 
Finn Aaserud
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 7 August 1991
Location: 
Telephone interview

In this interview, John Foster discusses the impact of the JASON Group.

Interviewed by: 
Robert W. Seidel
Interview date: 
Monday, 5 November 1984
Location: 
University of Illinois, Chicago Circle

Boyer, former head of the laser division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, discusses the origins of the Los Alamos Laser Program, the influenc

Interviewed by: 
Gianni Battimelli and Daan Frenkel
Interview date: 
Monday, 18 June 1990
Location: 
FOM (Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics)

Use of early computers in statistical mechanics; the development of the Monte Carlo method and his role in the invention of molecular dynamics simu

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