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Vitalii Ginzburg papers, 1992

Description of Collection

Repository

American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Papers created by

Ginzburg, V. L. (Vitalii Lazarevich), 1916-2009

Size of collection

0.25
1 half manuscript box

Short description of collection

Materials relating to Ginzburg's three month visit as a Guest Scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 1992.

Language(s) of collection

English

Collection number:

AR1998-293

Biographical Note

Theoretical physicist. Moscow University (1938). Physical Insitute of Russian Academy of Science (FIAN) staff (1940- ) and head of its theoretical department (1971-1972). Field of research: quantum electrodynamics, theory of radiation, superconductivity, physics of elementary particles, astrophysics, radiophysics.

Scope and Contents of Collection

Materials relating to Ginzburg's three month visit as a Guest Scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 1992. Includes manuscripts, viewgraphs, correspondence, reprints, videotape, photographs and negatives. Videotaped lecture "High temperature superconductivity (history and general review)" given at Johns Hopkins University Physics Department. Other lecture titles include: "What problems of physics and astrophysics seem now to be especially important and interesting?"; "Thermoelectric effects in superconductors"; "Astrophysics of cosmic rays (history and general review)"; NIST publication reporting on May 22, 1992 symposium "From Superconductivity to Supernovae: The Ginzburg Symposium", by A.F. Clark, V.L. Ginzburg, et al.; autobiographical article "Notes of an Amateur Astrophysicist" by Ginzburg.

Restrictions on Use and Access

Researchers must have an approved access application on file in order to access archival materials. https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/access-application.

Selected Search Terms

These papers have been indexed in the International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences (ICOS) using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Persons

Clark, A. F.
Ginzburg, V. L. (Vitalii Lazarevich), 1916-2009

Institutions

Johns Hopkins University. Dept. of Physics.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Subject terms

Astrophysics
High temperature superconductivity.

Genre terms

Lecture notes

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Received from Alan F. Clark, 1998.

Preferred Citation of Collection

Box [number], Folder [number], Vitalii Ginzburg papers, 1992. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD 20740, USA.

Administrative Information

Title

Finding Aid to the Vitalii Ginzburg papers, 1992

Publisher

American Institute of Physics Niels Bohr Library & Archives

One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
USA
nbl@aip.org

2014

Encoding Information

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Melanie J. Mueller in 2014. Any revisions made to this finding aid occurred as part of the editing and encoding process.

Series I: Papers

Box 1 Folder 1 What problems of physics and astrophysics seem now to be especially important and interesting? [lecture notes/viewgraph], undated
Folder 2 High temperature superconductivity (history and general review) [lecture notes/viewgraph], undated
Folder 3 Thermoelectric effects in superconductors [lecture notes/viewgraph], undated
Folder 4 Astrophysics of cosmic rays (history and general review) [lecture notes/viewgraph], undated
Folder 5 NIST publication reporting on the symposium given on May 22, 1992 in his honor, "From Superconductivity to Supernovae -The Ginzburg Symposium," by A. F. Clark, V. L. Ginzburg, et al. , NISTIR 5556, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, November 1994. The report is a transcription of the symposium talks and discussion. , undated
Folder 6 A copy of Dr. Ginzburg's thank you letter upon receiving his copies of the publication of the papers of the symposium in the reference above, which includes some personal notes about his visit., undated
Folder 7 A collection of five reprints autographed by Ginzburg on the subjects of his talks, including one semiautobiographical "Notes of an Amateur Astrophysicist"., undated
Folder 8 A complete set of the color photographs (with negatives) taken during Ginzburg's talk at the symposium, undated