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Fok, V. A. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich), 1898-1974.
Oral history interview with Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fok, 1967 October 11.
Family background, early schooling; physics studies at University of Petrograd, Dmitri Rozhdestwensky. Introduction to Niels Bohr's atomic theories; Russian physical sciences tradition; Russian degree system. Stipend at the Optical Institute in Petrograd. Reactions to Werner Heisenberg-Erwin Schrd̲inger work, 1925-1926; to Gt̲tingen University 1927 and 1928 (Paul Ehrenfest, Paul A.M. Dirac); life in Gt̲tingen. Relationship with Bohr, Bohr's visit to Leningrad, 1934; visit to Copenhagen, 1957; philosophical aspects of physics in Leningrad. Also prominently mentioned are: Maurice de Broglie, Friedman, Goud, Samuel Abraham Goudsmit, Krutkow, Krylow, Liapunov, Hermann Weyl; Kazan V. I. Lenin State University, Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi universitet imeni A. A. Zhdanova, Moscow M. V. Lomonosov State University, Petrozavodsk O. V. Kuusinen State University, Proceedings of the Royal Society, and Universitt̃ Gt̲tingen.
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933.
Fok, V. A. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich), 1898-1974.
Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Rozhdestwenski, Dimitri Sergeevich
Schrd̲inger, Erwin, 1887-1961
Weyl, Hermann, 1885-1955.
Kazan V. I. Lenin State University
Leningrad A. A. Zhdanov State University
Moscow M. V. Lomonosov State University
Gosudarstvenny opticheski institut imeni S.I. Vavilova
Petrozavodsk O. V. Kuusinen State University
Royal Society (Great Britain)
Universitt̃ Gt̲tingen.
Atomic theory.
Physics -- Soviet Union.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Kuhn, Thomas S. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA