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Migdal, A. B. (Arkadi Be nusovich), 1911-1991
Oral history interview with A. B. Migdal, 1977 May 25.
Early childhood; born 1911 near Vilna (USSR); secondary school in Leningrad; studied physics at University of Leningrad (Vladmir Fok); first paper published prior to university studies, 1927; collaboration with Lev Landau in 1938; life at Leningrad Physical-Technical Institute; effects of World War II on physics in the USSR; Landau's view on theorists; influence of Western texts in the USSR; comparison of Lev Landau with Enrico Fermi. Also prominently mentioned are: Abrikosov, Hans Albrecht Bethe, Walter Heitler, A. F. Ioffe, Petr Kapitsa, Khvolson, Massey, Harrie Stewart Wilson, Nevill Francis Mott, Okun, Wolfgang Pauli, Isaak I. Pomeranchuk, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld, Victor Frederick Weisskopf; and Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi universitet imeni A. A. Zhdanova.
Died in 1991.
Bethe, Hans A, (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005
Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954.
Fok, V. A. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich), 1898-1974.
Heitler, Walter, 1904-
Ioffe, A. F. (Abram Fedorovich), 1880-1960.
Kapit s a, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984
Khvolson, O. D.
Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968.
Massey, Harrie Stewart Wilson, Sir.
Migdal, A. B. (Arkadi Be nusovich), 1911-1991
Mott, N. F. (Nevill Francis), Sir, 1905-
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958.
Pomeranchuk, Isaak I.
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951.
Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002
Leningrad A. A. Zhdanov State University
Leningrad Physico-Technical Institute
Physics -- Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.
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Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Physicists -- Soviet Union. lcsh
Baym, Gordon interviewer.
Hoddeson, Lillian. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA