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Author: John P Blewett
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lecture, one of the ongoing series of Brookhaven Lectures, begins with a popular summary of accelerator history from Wideröe (1928) through Cockcroft and Walton, Van de Graaff and his followers, Lawrence and his team, and the contributions to synchrotron development at General Electric and Brookhaven. Attention is given to the race to a billion volts between the Brookhaven Cosmotron and the University of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reminiscences
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Named Person: John P Blewett; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Rolf Widerøe; John P Blewett; John Cockcroft, Sir; Ernest Orlando Lawrence; Rolf 1902-1996 Widerøe
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John P Blewett
OCLC Number: 881396954
Notes: Forms part of the Manuscript Biography Collection of the American Institute of Physics' Niels Bohr Library.
Description: 34 pages.

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This lecture, one of the ongoing series of Brookhaven Lectures, begins with a popular summary of accelerator history from Wideröe (1928) through Cockcroft and Walton, Van de Graaff and his followers, Lawrence and his team, and the contributions to synchrotron development at General Electric and Brookhaven. Attention is given to the race to a billion volts between the Brookhaven Cosmotron and the University of California Bevatron,to the Brookhaven Alternating-Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) - CERN Proton Synchrotron (PS) collaboration, and to more recent Brookhaven history.

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