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Polchinski, Joseph Gerard
Oral history interview with Joseph Polchinski, 2009 March 18.
In this interview Joseph Polchinski discusses topics such as: family background and childhood; undergraduate studies at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech); Richard Feynman; Tom Tombrello; Gerard t'Hooft; Stanley Mandelstam; graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley; D-branes; Dan Friedan; Bob Kahn; string theory; quantum field theory; renormalization; quantum gravity; Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC); Lenny Susskind; supersymmetry; working at Harvard University; Sidney Coleman; Mark Wise; Bryce DeWitt; working at the University of Texas at Austin; Richard Matzner; Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics; Michael B. Green; John H. Schwarz; Edward Witten; David Gross; Chris Hull; Paul Townsend; Juan Maldacena; Cumrun Vafa; National Academy of Sciences.
(1954- ): Physicist working on string theory; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (1980); postdoctoral positions at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) National Laboratory (1980-1982) and Harvard (1982-1984); professor at the University of Texas at Austin (1984-1992); professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (1992-present) and permanent member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.
Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007.
DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004.
Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988
Friedan, Daniel Harry
Green, M. (Michael B.)
Gross, D. (David Jonathan)
Hooft, G. 't
Kahn, Robert N.
Maldacena, Juan Martn̕, 1968-
Mandelstam, Stanley
Matzner, Richard A. (Richard Alfred), 1942-
Polchinski, Joseph Gerard
Schwarz, John H.
Susskind, Leonard
Tombrello, Thomas A.
Townsend, Paul K. (Paul Kingsley)
Vafa, Cumrun
Wise, Mark B., 1953-
Witten, E.
California Institute of Technology
Harvard University.
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
University of California, Berkeley.
University of Texas at Austin.
Quantum field theory.
Quantum gravity.
Renormalization (Physics)
String models.
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Rickles, Dean, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA