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Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-
Oral history interview with Leland J. Haworth, 1977 March 9.
Topics discussed include: his family history, his educational background, beginnings of nuclear physics and particle acceleration, Cockcroft-Walton generator, his fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), his World War II research at the MIT radiation lab on radar systems, his time at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, his work with various accelerators including the Cosmotron, and his time with the Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation.
Leland J. Haworth (1904-1979): an American particle physicist, MS in physics, Indiana University (1926), PhD in physics, University of Wisconsin (1931), head of Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, and assistant to the president of Associated Universities, Inc.
Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory.
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Cockcroft-Walton accelerator.
Nuclear physics.
Particle accelerators.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Radar.
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Wheaton, Bruce R., interviewer
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA