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Oral history interview with Sidney Millman, 1974 August 2 to 21 August 1975.

Author: S Millman; Lillian Hoddeson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Born in Poland, attended City College of New York and Columbia University; Ph.D. work with Isidor I. Rabi; work on nuclear magnetic moments and microwave radar. Columbia Radiation Laboratory, invented Rising Sun Magnetron. Bell Laboratories (James Fisk) magnetrons and travelling wave tubes; Director of Physical Research, 1952; involvement in the constant reorganization of research areas and groups. Breakup of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral history
Interview
Audiotapes
Transcript
Named Person: Walter H Brattain; Karl K Darrow; Lester Halbert Germer; Theodore H Maiman; I I Rabi; William Shockley
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: S Millman; Lillian Hoddeson
OCLC Number: 79715464
Notes: Interview conducted by Lillian Hoddeson, 2 August 1974 to 21 August 1975.
Reproduction Notes: 10" reel. Bethesda, MD: Cutting Corp., 2000. 2 reels for 9/13/74, 1 reel for 8/2/74 and 2 reels for 8/21/75. Original recording remastered onto 10" reels.
Description: 3 sessions, audiotape, 2 cassettes. Transcript, Session I, II, 32 Pgs. Session III Untranscribed.

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Born in Poland, attended City College of New York and Columbia University; Ph.D. work with Isidor I. Rabi; work on nuclear magnetic moments and microwave radar. Columbia Radiation Laboratory, invented Rising Sun Magnetron. Bell Laboratories (James Fisk) magnetrons and travelling wave tubes; Director of Physical Research, 1952; involvement in the constant reorganization of research areas and groups. Breakup of transistor physics of solids, physical electronics group, discussions of work in magnetism, the gyrator (Clarence Lester Hogan), solid state group: transistors, individuals and their specialties; interest in semiconductors. Bell Lab's training programs and educational activities (Conyers Herring, Karl Darrow, Fisk). Balance of administration and research; strengths of department heads. Also prominently mentioned are: Walter Houser Brattain, Lester Halbert Germer, Geschwind, Richard Orvis Grisdale, Homer Hagstrum, Theodore Maiman, Stanley Owen Morgan, and William Shockley.

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