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Lauritsen, Charles Christian. 1892-1968.
Oral history interview with Charles Christian Lauritsen, 1966 June 27.
Work at Caltech during the 1930s; when the Cockcroft-Walton paper appeared in 1932, he shifted from X-ray work to nuclear work. Development of ion sources and detection equipment, the building of a second tube at the High Voltage Laboratory, old tube is used in cancer therapy. Begins a systematic study of energy levels in light nuclei after discovery of artificial radioactivity. Interest in nuclear physics in Caltech. Nuclear work during the war, and the increase in level of support by Office of Naval Research (ONR) after the war. Also prominently mentioned are: Carl David Anderson, Robert Fox Bacher, Willard Bennett, Hans Albrecht Bethe, Niels Henrik David Bohr, Ira Sprague Bowen, Horace Richard Crane, Robert Andrews Millikan, Seeley Mudd, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Rutherford, Merle Antony Tuve; Conference on Theoretical Physics (1934 : London, England), Mount Wilson Observatory, Southern California Edison Company, University of California, Berkeley.
Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991-
Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004
Bennett, Willard H.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Bowen, Ira Sprague, 1898-1973.
Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007
Lauritsen, Charles Christian. 1892-1968.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
Mudd, Seeley
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982.
California Institute of Technology. High Voltage Laboratory.
Palomar Observatory.
Southern California Edison Company, Ltd.
University of California, Berkeley.
United States. Office of Naval Research.
Conference on Theoretical Physics (1934 : -- London).
Medical physics.
Nuclear physics.
Nuclear physics -- Instruments.
Particle accelerators.
Physical instruments.
Scientific apparatus and instruments.
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Weiner, Charles interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA