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Chiarotti, Gianfranco.
Oral history interview with Gianfranco Chiarotti, 1983 January 20.
Starts with a brief overview of early schooling and physics studies at Universit ̉di Pavia in the 1940s, and a two-year visit to University of Illinois to work with Frederick Seitz. Building up and organizing solid state physics studies at Gruppo nazionale di struttura dela Materia; collaboration with Italian industry (Olivetti, Segesto); research funding difficulties. Comments on involvement with the Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste (J. Ziman and N. Marsh); comments on solid state physics in other European countries. Chiarotti's organizational work in Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche and the European Physical Society is mentioned. Views on the popularization of science in the Italian scientific community.
Born 1928.
Chiarotti, Gianfranco
Marsh, N.
Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008
Ziman, J. M. (John M.), 1925-2005.
Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Italy).
European Physical Society.
Gruppo nazionale di struttura della materia (Italy).
International Centre for Theoretical Physics.
Universit ̉di Pavia.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Physics -- Societies, etc.
Physics -- Study and teaching -- Italy.
Research -- Finance.
Science and industry -- Italy.
Solid state physics -- History
Solid state physics -- Study and teaching.
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Belloni, Lanfranco, Interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA