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Shoenberg, D. (David)
Oral history interview with David Shoenberg, 1981 February 10.
Includes discussion of: early stages of Shoenberg's career; first acquaintance with P. L. Kapitsa; research work with Kapitsa in Cambridge and Moscow on magnetostriction and de Haas-van Alphen effect in Bismuth; interactions with Rudolf Peierls and Lev Landau; first work on superconductivity; kapitsa Club; refugee physicists in Cambridge in the 1930's; other expatriates and foreign visitors, including Henry Boorse, Anton Udden, and others; low temperature work in the Cavendish in 1930's Shoenberg's year in Moscow; arrest of Landau; interaction with Shalnikov; and Landau's theory of de Haas-van Alphen effect.
British physicist; professor of physics, Cambridge University and head of low temperature physics group, Cavendish Laboratory, 1973-78, then professor emeritus.
Boorse, Henry A. (Henry Abraham), 1904-
Kapit s a, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995
Shalnikov, Aleksandr Iosifovich, 1905-1986.
Shoenberg, D. (David)
Udden, Anton David
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)
University of Cambridge.
de Haas-van Alphen effect.
Low temperatures.
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Hoch, Paul interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA