1994, English, Book edition: A life in physics Bell Telephone Laboratories and World War II, Columbia University and the laser, MIT and government service, California and research in astrophysics Charles Hard Townes ; with an introduction by Arthur L. Schawlow ; interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1991-1992. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, [electronic resource] Charles H. Townes

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  • 1 v. (xxiv, 691 p.) : 38 cassette tapes.
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  • English

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  • A life in physics Bell Telephone Laboratories and World War II, Columbia University and the laser, MIT and government service, California and research in astrophysics Charles Hard Townes ; with an introduction by Arthur L. Schawlow ; interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1991-1992. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
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  • University history series.
Author
  • Charles H. Townes
Other Authors
  • Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-
  • Riess, Suzanne B.
  • Townes, Frances Brown, 1916-
  • Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Medium
  • [electronic resource]
Physical Description
  • 1 v. (xxiv, 691 p.) : 38 cassette tapes.
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  • Townes discusses his family background in South Carolina, education at Furman, Duke, Caltech, Bell Telephone Laboratories; his career as a professor of physics and research Officer in the Navy including research in microwave spectroscopy, the maser and the laser, quantam physics, issues surrounding patents, his Nobel prize, Berkeley in the 60's, astrophysics and infrared work, among others. Includes interview with Townes' wife, Frances Brown Townes.
Language
  • English
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