Childhood in New York City; studying astronomy and literature at Harvard (1925-1929, M.A.
Topics discussed include: family background, early education, his work at Bell Labs and General Electric, transistors, lasers, silicon, John Bardee
Harvard University to Bell Laboratories in 1925 seeking job as chemist, ending up in the General Methods and Audits Department for five years; Publ
Early life. Study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meeting his wife. Work with Elihu Thompson at General Electric.
Studied at Union College, worked at Westinghouse. Initial graduate work at Yale University, 194l-1943, with concentration on optical spectroscopy.
Gordon recruited by R.
Recollections of Gordon’s thesis work under Charles H.
Topics discussed include: Eugene Gordon's move from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Plasma Physics group to Bell Telephone Laboratori