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Matthias Bernd C2

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Matthias Bernd C2

Donor: 
T. G. Berlincourt
Image title: 
Bernd T. Matthias points out the element niobium on the Periodic Table to John Kunzler
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection, Berlincourt Collection
Description: 

Bernd T. Matthias (left) points to the element niobium on the Periodic Table of the Elements while John Kunzler looks on. After reporting to the American Physical Society that a ductile alloy of niobium and zirconium will remain superconducting at liquid helium temperature in a field of 80,000 jauss whle carrying 10,000 amps/cm2.

Original format: 
3 photographic prints (black and white; (2) 8 x 8 inches, (1) 4 x 4.5 inches)
Person(s): 
Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980
Kunzler, John