Semiconductors

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson
Interview date: 
Friday, 27 August 1976
Location: 
Cory Hall, University of California, Berkeley

Testing klystrons at Wright Field for blind landing, at request of Wilmer L.

Interviewed by: 
Joe Anderson
Interview date: 
Monday, 8 November 2010
Location: 
Purdue University

In this interview Jerry Woodall discusses topics such as: his family background; undergraduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Monday, 28 January 1985
Location: 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Doctoral thesis on 2-level solid state masers at Berkeley in 1956-1959 through the beginnings of his work on integrated optics at California Instit

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Paul Henriksen
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 16 March 1982
Location: 
Rockefeller University

Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Paul Henriksen
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 24 March 1981
Location: 
Rockefeller University

Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Paul Henriksen
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 27 January 1981
Location: 
Rockefeller University

Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Paul Henriksen
Interview date: 
Monday, 26 January 1981
Location: 
Rockefeller University

Family background and early education, motivation and funding for college; math program at Stanford University, from 1928; physics studies at Calif

Interviewed by: 
Kris Szymborski
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 15 June 1982

The establishment of the solid state group at the University of California, Berkeley, at the beginning of the 1950s (Charles Kittel).

Interviewed by: 
Joan Bromberg
Interview date: 
Wednesday, 17 October 1984
Location: 
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York

The discovery of the semiconductor laser at IBM in 1962. Competition with other laboratories.

Interviewed by: 
Lillian Hoddeson and Gordon Baym
Interview date: 
Friday, 20 May 1977
Location: 
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Student work with Arnold Sommerfeld, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg; first paper with Heisenberg; paper on Hall Effect; history of early contrib

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