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Solvay Conference E14

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Solvay Conference E14

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Image title: 
Tenth Solvay Conference on Physics
Credit line: 
Photograph by G. Coopmans, Institut International de Physique Solvay, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Leon Brillouin Collection

Tenth Solvay Conference, September 13-18, 1954, in Brussles, Belgium. The topic of the meeting was "electrons in metals." Seated left to right: K. A. Mendelssohn, H. Frohlich, D. Pines, C. Moller, W. Pauli, Sir W. L. Bragg, N. F. Mott, L. Neel, W. Meissner, D. K. C. MacDonald, C. [G]. Shull, J. Friedel. Standing, left to right: C. J. Gorter, C. Kittel, B. Matthias, I. Prigogine (in front), L. Onsager, A. [B]. Pippard (in front), J. Smit, F. Fumi (in front), H. Jones, J. H. vanVleck (in front), P. O. Lowdin, A. Seeger, P. Kipfer, O. Goche (in front), [G]. Balasse, J. Geheniau (in front).

Photo date: 
September 13-18, 1954
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 15.5 x 11.5 inches)
Institut international de physique Solvay
Mendelssohn, K. (Kurt), 1906-1980
Frohlich, H. (Herbert), 1905-
Pines, David, 1924-
Moller, C. (Christian), 1904-1980
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958
Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
Mott, N. F. (Nevill Francis), Sir, 1905-
Neel, Louis, 1904-
Meissner, Walther, 1882-1974
MacDonald, D. K. C. (David Keith Chalmers), 1920-
Shull, Clifford Glenwood, 1915-
Friedel, J. (Jacques)
Gorter, C. J. (Cornelis Jacobus), 1907-
Kittel, Charles
Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980
Prigogine, I. (Ilya)
Onsager, Lars, 1903-1976
Pippard, A. B.
Smit, J. (Jan), 1921-
Fumi, F.
Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980
Lowdin, Per-Olov, 1916-2000
Seeger, A.
Balasse, G.
Solvay Conference on Physics