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Oral History interview with Robert V. Pound, 2003.

Author: Robert Vivian Pound; John S Rigden
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Some of the topics discussed include: his early life and education; interest in physics; his only formal degree, a Bachelors from University of Buffalo; from college to defense work and Submarine Signal Company; his work at the MIT Radiation Laboratory; the Harvard Society of Fellows; the discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance in bulk matter; the Bloembergen, Pound, and Purcell paper (BPP); the Pound Box, NMR  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Oral histories
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Named Person: Robert H Dicke; Hans Frauenfelder; Samuel A Goudsmit; Edward M Purcell; Glen A Rebka; Julian Schwinger; Victor Frederick Weisskopf; N Bloembergen; Samuel Devons
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Vivian Pound; John S Rigden
OCLC Number: 154305427
Notes: Advance notice of two business days required to use audio or video tapes.
Interview conducted by John Rigden on May 22 and 23, 2003.
Description: Transcript:: 2 sessions, 102 pages. audio tapes: 5 cassette tapes.

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Some of the topics discussed include: his early life and education; interest in physics; his only formal degree, a Bachelors from University of Buffalo; from college to defense work and Submarine Signal Company; his work at the MIT Radiation Laboratory; the Harvard Society of Fellows; the discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance in bulk matter; the Bloembergen, Pound, and Purcell paper (BPP); the Pound Box, NMR patent issue; applications of NMR; after the war, writing Rad Lab books; Chicago Federation Group; nuclear quadruple moments; nuclear moments; alpha-gamma correlations and gamma-gamma correlations; becoming Assistant Professor; implications and influence of Mossbauer's work; Glen Rebka; gravitational redshift; Physical Review Letters controversy; Victor Weisskopf; the Harwell group in England; the gravitational redshift experiment; Nobel Prize; heating with microwaves; life as a professor at Harvard; Julian Schwinger leaving Harvard; overview of his career; physicists he has known; changes in the culture of physics; etc.

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