Piore's involvement in science research policies; establishment of the Office of Naval Research and its relationship with institutions such as the
The discovery of the semiconductor laser at IBM in 1962. Competition with other laboratories.
In this interview Arthur V. Phelps discusses topics such as: Ted Holstein; Westinghouse Research Laboratories; Julius P. Molnar; John A.
Early influences and education; A.B. from Willamette University in physics and math, 1926; fellowship and M.A.
The first session includes: his reasons for undertaking a Stanford degree in electrical engineering; decision to join Bell Laboratories in 1961; G
Union College majoring in chemistry, 1918; attended special lectures at General Electric by Irving Langmuir, Saul Dushman and Albert W.
This interview focuses upon Robinson's role in helping to found and then run the High Voltage Engineering Co., Burlington, Mass.
Work of Ali Javan, William Ralph Bennett, and Donald R. Herriott on the HeNe laser, 1958-1961.
Born in Poland, attended City College of New York and Columbia University; Ph.D. work with Isidor I.