WorldCat Identities

Townes, Charles H.

Overview
Works: 188 works in 462 publications in 5 languages and 6,854 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Interviews  Bibliography 
Subject Headings: Physicists 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Illustrator, Dedicatee
Classifications: QC687.2, 621.36609
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Charles H Townes
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Charles H Townes
Microwave spectroscopy by Charles H Townes( Book )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamental constants and conversion factors
How the laser happened : adventures of a scientist by Charles H Townes( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Townes was co-inventor of the maser, of which the laser is one example; an originator of spectroscopy using microwaves; and a pioneer in the study of gas clouds in galaxies and around stars
Quantum electronics, a symposium by United States( Book )

19 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of conference participants
The Galactic center : proceedings of the symposium honoring C.H. Townes, Berkeley, CA 1986 by Symposium honoring Charles H. Townes( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le laser 50 ans de découvertes by Nicolas Treps( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après un bref rappel des principes, cet ouvrage offre un panorama des différents types de lasers, des plus petits aux plus puissants, et effectue un tour d'horizon de leurs applications : information et communication, sources de lumière ultrabrèves, mesures de grande précision, médecine, etc.--Memento
Molecular microwave spectra tables by Paul Kisliuk( Book )

11 editions published between 1951 and 1958 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nucleus of our galaxy by Reinhard Genzel( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum electronics and coherent light by International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outer planets exploration 1972-1985 by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making waves by Charles H Townes( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From one of the most imaginative and daring scientific minds of this or any century comes a thoughtful, almost intimate account of a personal journey through his momentous discoveries - achievements that have changed the face of medicine, industry, even weapons. Nobel laureate Charles H. Townes, inventor of the maser and co-inventor, with Arthur Schawlow, of the laser, takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of his unique - and startlingly productive and creative - way of working. Along the way, you'll learn about how Townes came upon his surprising findings and how he managed to avoid obstacles in his path. Townes introduces us to the wonders of the universe, from the submicroscopic, most minute - the workings of atoms and the even smaller particles that make them up - to the vast outer reaches of space. His tour takes us along paths Townes pioneered: quantum electronics, microwave spectroscopy and the frontiers of our galaxy where he explored the dark, rarefied clouds of gas and dust where new stars form. Recognizing that some of the most revolutionary recent scientific theories about how the universe emerged come close to religious thought, these accessible essays conclude with a uniquely personal coda in which Townes suggests that science and religion occupy the same terrain
Amazing light : a volume dedicated to Charles Hard Townes on his 80th birthday( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Festschrift is a collection of essays contributed by students, colleagues and admirers of Charles Townes, who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1964 for "fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the laser-maser principle." The contributions to this volume reflect Townes's wider interests and influence, ranging from quantum optics to astrophysics, and from electrical engineering to medicine. The broadly international character of the contributions reflects Townes's deep belief in the international character of science, as well as the breadth of the impact his work and teaching have had. The contributors include nine Nobel laureates. Arthur Shawlow provides the introductory biographical essay. Each of the chapters has been carefully edited to provide a consistency of presentation, while preserving the individuality of the authors
Les spectres des astres dans l'infrarouge et les microondes by Liège International Astrophysical Colloquium( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life in physics : Bell Telephone Laboratories and World War II, Columbia University and the laser, MIT and government service, California and research in astrophysics by Charles H Townes( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Townes discusses his family background in South Carolina, education at Furman, Duke, Caltech, Bell Telephone Laboratories; his career as a professor of physics and research Officer in the Navy including research in microwave spectroscopy, the maser and the laser, quantam physics, issues surrounding patents, his Nobel prize, Berkeley in the 60's, astrophysics and infrared work, among others. Includes interview with Townes' wife, Frances Brown Townes
Microwave gas spectroscopy bibliography 1954-1962 by Paolo G Favero( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radioactivity of chlorine³⁶ by C. S Wu( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuclear quadruple moments and nuclear shell structure by Charles H Townes( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effect of electronic paramagnetism on nuclear magnetic resonance frequencies in metals by Charles H Townes( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the spin and beta-spectrum of Cl³⁶ by Conrad L Longmire( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual Technical Report on ONR Grant N00014-96-1-0737 for the Support of Infrared Spatial Interferometry( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent upgrades of the 10 micron interferometer have during 1997 been fully programmed, tested, and used. They provide improved tracking and stronger signals, and have been extensively used for new stellar measurements. Multiple shells around several stars have been found and analyzed, and movements or other changes with time are seen in the dust shells around some stars. Methods for compensating atmospheric fluctuations have been examined, and measurements of the vertical distribution of turbulence have been made with acoustic radar
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.02 for Le laser 5 ... to 0.94 for Annual Tec ...)

How the laser happened : adventures of a scientist
Alternative Names
Čārlzs Taunss amerikāņu fiziķis

Carolus H. Townes

Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes amerikansk fysiker

Charles Hard Townes amerikansk fysikar

Charles Hard Townes amerikansk fysiker

Charles Hard Townes fisico statunitense

Charles Hard Townes US-amerikanischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger

Charles Townes

Charles Townes Amerikaans natuurkundige

Charles Townes amerykański fizyk, laureat Nagrody Nobla

Charles Townes physicien américain

Tauns, Č.

Townes, C. H.

Townes, C. H. 1915-

Townes, C. H. 1915-2015

Townes, C. H. (Charles H.)

Townes, C. H. (Charles H.), 1915-

Townes, C. H. (Charles H.), 1915-2015

Townes, Charles H.

Townes, Charles Hard.

Townes, Charles Hard 1915-

Townes, Charles Hard 1915-2015

Τσαρλς Χαρντ Τάουνς Αμερικανός νομπελίστας φυσικός

Таунс, Чарлз Хард

Чарлз Хард Таунс

Чарлс Хард Таунс

Չարլզ Հարդ Թաունս

צ'ארלס טאונס

تشارلز تاونز

جهارلەس حارد تۆونەس

چارلز هارد تاونز فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی

چارلس ٹاؤنز

چارلس ہارڈ ٹاونس

चार्ल्स् एच् टाउन्स्

चार्ल्स हार्ड टाउन्स भौतिकशास्त्रातील नोबेल पारितोषिकविजेता शास्त्रज्ञ.

চার্লস হার্ড টাউনস

ჩარლზ ტაუნზი

찰스 하드 타운스

タウンズ, C.H.

タウンズ, チャールズ H.

チャールズ・タウンズ

查尔斯·汤斯

Languages
English (184)

French (4)

Turkish (2)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Covers
How the laser happened : adventures of a scientistMaking wavesAmazing light : a volume dedicated to Charles Hard Townes on his 80th birthdayAmazing light : a volume dedicated to Charles Hard Townes on his 80th birthdayMisadventures of a scientist's wife