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Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999 March 30, May 30, November 23 and June 29, 2000.

Author: P W Anderson; A B Kozhevnikov
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses his childhood and education in Illinois, undergrad and graduate work at Harvard; writing his thesis with Van Vleck; working at Bell Laboratoreis and the scientists there including William Shockley; the rise of interest in solid state physics in the early 1950s; research in superconductivity; the creation of theory groups at Bell Labs in 1956 and the relationship between theorists and experimenters in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Named Person: P W Anderson; N N Bogoli︠u︡bov; V L Ginzburg; Charles Kittel; Ryōgo Kubo; L D Landau; David Pines; William Shockley; Harry Suhl; J H Van Vleck; George Feher; L P Gorkov; Pierre Morel; Gregory H Wannier; P W Anderson; N N Bogoli︠u︡bov; V L Ginzburg; Charles Kittel; Ryōgo Kubo; L D Landau; David Pines; William Shockley; Harry Suhl; J H Van Vleck
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P W Anderson; A B Kozhevnikov
OCLC Number: 960176820
Notes: Interview conducted by Alexei Kojevnikov, March 30, May 30, November 23, 1999 and June 29, 2000.
Reproduction Notes: Digital master copy 2014. saved to external hard drive, Loan copies may be made from digital copy.
Description: Transcript: 160 pages audio recording: 10 cassettes

Abstract:

Discusses his childhood and education in Illinois, undergrad and graduate work at Harvard; writing his thesis with Van Vleck; working at Bell Laboratoreis and the scientists there including William Shockley; the rise of interest in solid state physics in the early 1950s; research in superconductivity; the creation of theory groups at Bell Labs in 1956 and the relationship between theorists and experimenters in the lab; decisions on research topics at Bell; his year in Japan with Kubo; security restrictions at Bell and military research; collaborations with John Galt; experiments leading to localization of electrons in 1956-57; development of superconductivity theory; his visit to the Soviet Union in 1958; collaboration with Morel in 1961 on superconductivity; and research philosophy and approach to problems. Others prominently mentioned are: N. Bogolyubov; George Feher, V. Ginzburg, Gorkov, Charles Kittel, Lev Landau, David Pines, Harry Suhl, Gregory Wannier.

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