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Kerst, Donald William 1911-1993

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Works: 16 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: QC711,
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The development of electrostatic generators in air under pressure and applications to excitation functions of nuclear reactions by Donald William Kerst ( )
3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The development and operation of a high voltage generator for use in the study of nuclear structure by David Bigelow Parkinson ( )
3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electron model of a spiral sector accelerator ( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Donald Kerst by Donald William Kerst ( )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Topics discussed include the early uses of the betatron in radiation therapy at the University of Illinois; early safety measures with radiation; and his work at Los Alamos
Physics Research Laboratory Betatron files by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Physics Research Laboratory (PRL) betatron correspondence with Allis-Chalmers, Los Alamos and other laboratories, on experimental work, the operation of the laboratory building and project funding. The series includes copies of patents issued to the betatron group (1944-1954), correspondence with the patent lawyers concerning interference cases and pending applications, betatron financial reports (1943-1947), operating manuals for the PRL (1942-1958), seminar reports of the betatron researchers, Office of Naval Research reports (1946-1947), and correspondence of Donald Kerst with Illinois colleagues and staff at other laboratories while he was at Los Alamos (1943-1945), as the director of the betatron project at the PRL (1945-1953), while working with the Midwest Universities Research Association (1953-1957) and after he left the University of Illinois (1957-1963). The series includes design calculations and drawings, correspondence with suppliers and sub-contractors and betatron installations in other locations (1947-1950); correspondence, photographs, news releases and clippings publications and reports on the history of the betatron (1941-1977, cyclotron (1948-1959, and linear accelerators (1965-1990
Letter to William J. Hamm concerning donation of betatron to the Smithsonian Institution by Donald William Kerst ( )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Yield of alpha-particles from lithium films bombarded by protons by R. G Herb ( Book )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Symposium in honor of D. W. Kerst high energy radiation therapy: past, present and future ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Speakers include: D. W. Kerst, "The First Betatron Therapy Patient: Problems and Solutions;" E. Liebner, "Early Day Patient Treatment Using the First Betatrons;" H. Johns, "Early Days of High Energy Radiotherapy;" G. Adams, "The 70 MeV Electron Synchrotron;" N. Suntharalingingam, "Current Use of a Modern Betatron;" J. Laughlin, "CT for Treatment Planning;" H. Barschall, "Neutron Sources for Radiotherapy;" L. Skaggs, "Radiotherapy Neutrons from a Small Cyclotron;" C. Kelsey, "Physics of pi-meson Radiotherapy;" and W. Powers, "The Future of Higher Energy Radiotherapy."
by Donald William Kerst ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection includes lectures and speeches, and also files relating to: Midwestern Universities Research Association high-energy research facility; consulting activities (including Livermore, Exxon, and Berkley); trip to Brazil (1958); Cern and the Cern Symposium (1956); 35 Years of Fusion Research (history); proposal to U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration for plasma physics research (1975-6); Stanford Research Institute; the Space Shuttle Station; the Spheromak Project; conferences; and the war period (1945)
High energy radiation therapy past, present and future by Symposium in Honor of D. W. Kerst ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speakers include: D. W. Kerst, "The First Betatron Therapy Patient: Problems and Solutions;" E. Liebner, "Early Day Patient Treatment Using the First Betatrons;" H. Johns, "Early Days of High Energy Radiotherapy;" G. Adams, "The 70 MeV Electron Synchrotron;" N. Suntharalingingam, "Current Use of a Modern Betatron;" J. Laughlin, "CT for Treatment Planning;" H. Barschall, "Neutron Sources for Radiotherapy;" L. Skaggs, "Radiotherapy Neutrons from a Small Cyclotron;" C. Kelsey, "Physics of pi-meson Radiotherapy;" and W. Powers, "The Future of Higher Energy Radiotherapy."
 
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Alternative Names
Kerst, Donald W.
Kerst, Donald W. (Donald William), 1911-1993
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English (21)
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