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Schawlow, Arthur L. 1921-1999

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Works: 135 works in 250 publications in 3 languages and 2,670 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, pre
Classifications: QC351, 535
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Most widely held works by Arthur L Schawlow
Microwave spectroscopy by Charles H Townes( Book )

35 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamental constants and conversion factors
Lasers and light; readings from Scientific American by Arthur L Schawlow( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lasers, spectroscopy, and new ideas : a tribute to Arthur L. Schawlow by W. M Yen( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume originated in a happy event honoring Arthur Schawlow on his 65th birthday. As a research physicist, Schawlow has been a major infiuence on the present nature of physics and of high technology. He has also had a role, through the American Physical Society and other organizations, in shaping policy for the world of physicists. Important as these professional activities have been, the contributions to this volume were not prepared just for these reasons, but more for Art Schawlow the friend, colleague, and teacher. I am one who has had the privilege of knowing and collaborating with Art, probably over a longer period of time than others participating in this volume, and in a number of different enterprises; his friendship and stimulating scientific abilities are a very significant part of my own life. It is hence a pleasure to take part in this volume celebrating his contributions to science and to scientists. Schawlow's career has been geographically centered at the University of Toronto, Columbia University, the Bell Telephone Laboratories, and Stan ford University. But, as is illustrated by the papers of this volume, its effects and his personal infiuence have diffused widely. In his own work, Art Schawlow is noted for thoughtful imagination, keen physical intuition, and what might be thought an interest in gadgets - not just any gadgets, but beautiful and innovative mechanisms or new techniques in which he charac teristically recognizes important potentials
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 )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 17 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
Lasers and light( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the laser : conversations with Townes, Schawlow and Javan( Visual )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three scientists--Charles Townes, Arthur Schawlow, and Ali Javan--who were responsible for the discovery of the laser, talk about its structure and its use in the laboratory. Illustrated by demonstrations and animated sequences
Lasers and their uses by Arthur L Schawlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microwave spectroscopy [by] C.H. Townes [and] A.L. Schawlow by Charles H Townes( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mienai hikari( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Schawlow letter to Judy Franz regarding edits to chapter 2 of -Physics in the 20th Century- by Arthur L Schawlow( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to Judy Franz, Executive Director of the American Physical Society and editor of -Physics in the 20th Century,- regarding edits to a draft of chapter 2 entitled "Spectrum." Most of the discussion centers on the history of the development of lasers and masers
Jeff Hecht laser pioneer interviews by Jeff Hecht( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection also includes 23 issues of the journal Lasers and Applications (1985-86), containing a series of oral history interviews with researchers involved in the discovery and development of different types of lasers done in commemoration of the 25th anniversary (1985) of the first operation of the laser. Interviewees include: Nicolaas Bloembergen, William Bridges, J. J. Ewing, Gordon Gould, Robert Hall, Ralph Jacobs, Ali Javan, John Madey, Ted Maiman, C. K. N. Patel, William Silfvast, Arthur Schawlow, Peter Sorokin, Charles H. Townes. In 1986 the magazine featured a series of interviews with laser applications pioneers. Interviewees included are: Sidney Charschan, Evan Dryer, Arthur H. Guenther, Theodor W. Hansch, Al Hildebrand, Charles K. Kao, Narinder Kapany, Larry Larson, Emmett Leith, Francis L'Esperance
John P. Blewett papers by John P Blewett( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of correspondence, notebooks and other manuscript material of John P. Blewett. Topics include: Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and his work on the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS), Blewett's work with accelerators, Blewett's research in nuclear energy and other alternative energy sources. A significan portion of the collection is comprised of correspondence, including conversations with James Brittain, Robert Crease, Maurice Goldhaber, Leland Haworth, Donald Kerst, Leon Lederman, Norman Ramsey, Arthur Schawlow, Frederick Seitz, G. H. Vineyard, Victor Weisskopf, Rolf Wideroe, and Chien-Shiung Wu, among many others. Another significant portion of the collection includes notebooks documenting the subject matter of personal and professional phone converstations, as well as personal accounting books which reflect travel and daily life and work
Nuclear properties from hyperfine structure by Arthur L Schawlow( )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optics and laser spectroscopy, Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1951-1961, and Stanford University since 1961 : by Arthur L Schawlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schawlow family background, Depression years in Toronto; early aptitudes in radio engineering; college and university studies in math and physics, and World War II interruption; Malcolm Crawford and thesis research on atomic beam light source; post-doc at Columbia University, 1949-1951; co-author, with Charles H. Townes, of Microwave Spectroscopy (1955), dealing with theory and experimental techniques of microwave spectroscopy; marriage in 1951 to Aurelia Townes, and move to Bell Telephone Laboratories: working on superconductivity, in 1957-1958 collaborating with Townes on the optical maser (laser), and publication of "Infrared and Optical Masers"; discussion of the atmosphere at Columbia and at Bell Labs, pressures, publications, patents; joins physics faculty at Stanford University: research group in laser spectroscopy, Ted Hänsch, students, administrative matters, other faculty; interest in teaching, motivation, ethical issues, funding and the military, telling stories, timing, hindsight; expert jazz collector; Nobel Prize in Physics, 1981, and other honors; son Arthur, Jr., and discussion of the treatment of autism
ENERGY TRANSFER IN SOLID LASER MATERIALS( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work continued on a new experimental apparatus for studying spectra of short lived excited states. This included a fast pulsed light source and an image orthicon tube for detection. (Author)
<> by Charles H Townes( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infrared and optical masers by Arthur L Schawlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple dye laser repetitively pumped by a xenon ion laser by Stanford University( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Advanced Laser Source Research( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nonlinear Spectroscopy: The approach has been to study molecular systems which exhibit unusual spectroscopic behavior, in the hope that they may lead to novel techniques for upconverting laser frequencies. Also studied are novel methods of laser spectroscopy and wavelength stabilization. Tunable Laser and Coherent Light Techniques for High Resolution Ultraviolet Spectroscopy-10 papers produced. The overall theme of this contract has been on studies of the physics and technology of extreme ultraviolet (XUV) and soft x-ray lasers and devices. Much of the work has centered on methods for the production of core-excited metastable atoms and ions; and on the use of these atoms and ions both for new types of spectroscopy and for new types of XUV Lasers. An extensive study is made of the scattering of N2 off the flat, close-packed Ag(111) surface. Not only is the rotational population of the scattered N2, but also the alignment as described by the quadrople and hexadecapole moments of the J distribution, denoted by A(2) and sub 0 and A(4) sub 0 respectively
Cooling of gases by laser radiation by Stanford University( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Arthur L. Schawlow

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Arthur Leonard Schawlow American physicist

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Shavurō, A. 1921-1999

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