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American Vacuum Society.
50 years of science, technology and the AVS [videorecording], 2003.
A set of 3 DVDs containing images, video clips and information compiled for the 50th anniversary celebration of the AVS. Speakers include: John Coburn, Charles Duke, Dorothy Hoffman, Paul Holloway, Rey Whetten, and many others.
A professional society formed in 1953 to promote communication among people interested in high vacuum technology through symposia and publications. Originally formed as the Committee on Vacuum Techniques and mandated to initiate a symposium and develop programs for education and recommend standards. Name changed at 1957 symposium to American Vacuum Society, the society became an affiliate member of the American Institute of Physics in 1963, and a full member in 1976.
American Vacuum Society.
Institutional History
Physics -- Societies, etc.
Video recordings. aat
Coburn, John (John W.)
Duke, Charles B.
Hoffman, Dorothy M., d. 1996
Holloway, Paul H.
Whetten, N. Rey.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA