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Stuhlman, Otto, 1884-1965
Oral history interview with Otto Stuhlman, Jr., 1962 June 8.
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 circa 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: Edwin Plimpton Adams, Karl Compton, Harris Hancock, James Jeans, Owen Willans Richardson, Dean West; University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University.
Adams, Edwin P. (Edwin Plimpton), 1878.
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954.
Jeans, James Hopwood, Sir, 1877-1946.
Hancock, Harris.
Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959.
Stuhlman, Otto, 1884-1965
West, Dean.
Princeton University.
University of Pennsylvania
Atomic theory.
Nuclear physics.
Quantum theory.
Science -- History.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Physicists -- Interviews. lcsh
Kuhn, Thomas S. interviewer.
Merzbacher, Eugen. 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