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Matthias Bernd C2

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Matthias Bernd C2

T. G. Berlincourt
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Bernd T. Matthias points out the element niobium on the Periodic Table to John Kunzler
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AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection, Berlincourt Collection

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.

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