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Lenzen, Victor F. (Victor Fritz), 1890-1975
Oral history interview with Victor Fritz Lenzen, 1962 June 28.
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with ca. 100 atomic and quantum physicists. Subjects discuss their family backgrounds, how they became interested in physics, their educations, people who influenced them, their careers including social influences on the conditions of research, and the state of atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics during the period in which they worked. Discussions of scientific matters relate to work that was done between approximately 1900 and 1930, with an emphasis on the discovery and interpretations of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Also prominently mentioned are: Raymond Thayer Birge, Max Born, Werner Heisenberg, E. P. Lewis, Gilbert Newton Lewis, and Wolfgang Pauli.
Died 1975.
Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887.
Born, Max, 1882-1970
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Lenzen, Victor F. (Victor Fritz), 1890-1975
Lewis, Exum P.
Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946.
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Physicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Kuhn, Thomas S. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics. Archives for the History of Quantum Physics.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA