In this interview, AIP Oral Historian David Zierler interviews Zachary Fisk, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Univers
David Mermin, Horace White Professor of Physics Emeritus at Cornell University, discusses topics including: his thesis work with Paul Martin, his p
Early contacts with Maria Goeppert Mayer, collaborations with her on uranium explosives for Los Alamos at Columbia University and on stability of n
Family background; education at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institution, New York University (Richard Courant); works as engineer at Republic Aviation whi
Parental background; influence and encouragement from mother; early schooling in England: technical schools versus academic schools; influence of r
Early interest in radio; Carnegie Institute of Technology's physics department, 1932-1936; first department research program; summer research exper
Early life in Indiana; Morse family; Albion College; Joel Stebbins at University of Illinois, ca.
In this interview, Klaus Hasselmann discusses topics such as: his family background and how he became interested in physics; getting his PhD from t
Family background; education (Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley in 1950); academic affiliations.
Research on nonlinear optics at the University of Michigan, 1961 to 1964, laser education at Berkeley, 1964-1966; color centers, laser damages, and