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Orowan, E. (Egon), 1902-1989-
Oral history interview with Egon Orowan, 1981 October 4.
Topics discussed include: his early education, Walter Elsasser, his work with metal crystals, Richard Becker, his work with krypton and lamps, theory of dislocations, his time at Cambridge University, recrystallization, and x-ray crystallography.
(1902-1989) Hungarian, British, American physicist and metallurgist. Discovered plastic deformation of ductile materials could be explained in terms of the theory of dislocations, worked on x-ray diffraction during World War II.
Becker, Richard, 1887-1955.
Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-
Orowan, E. (Egon), 1902-1989-
University of Cambridge.
Dislocations in crystals.
Metal crystals.
Recrystallization (Metallurgy)
X-ray crystallography
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Keith, Stephen T., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA