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Charschan, Sidney S.
Oral History interview with Sidney Charschan, 1984 November 13.
This interview covers Charschan's memory of laser experimentation and techniques; the development of procedures for boring and drilling diamond dies; scribing ceramic plates for improved circuitry; the role and duties of the research center at Western Electric (AT&T Technologies); and the establishment of the ANSI laser safety standards (ANSI Z-136).
Sidney S. Charschan (1922-). Engineer. Education: Columbia University, M.E. (1950). Professional experience: Western Electric, Engineering Research Center (1951-); General Chairman of the American National Standard Institutes Z136 "Safe Use of Lasers" committee; President, Laser Institute of America (1980), Board of Directors (1980-).
Charschan, Sidney S.
American National Standards Institute
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Western Electric Company. -- Administration
Electric circuits -- Research.
Laser beams. -- Experiments
Laser beams -- Safety regulations
Science and industry
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Bromberg, Joan Lisa. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA