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PeopleInstitutions

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John Bardeen

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Dates

May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991

Authorized Form of Name

Bardeen, John

Additional Forms of Names

Bardeen, John, 1908-1991

Biography

Abstract

John Bardeen was an American physicist and electrical engineer. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice (1956 and 1972). Two of Bardeen's greatest accomplishments were the invention of the transistor and his research on superconductivity.

Important Dates

May 23, 1908Birth, Madison (Wis.).

1928Obtained BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1929Obtained MS in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1930 – 1933Geophysicist, Gulf Research and Development Corporation.

1935 – 1938Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University.

1936Obtained PhD in Mathematical Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1938 – 1941Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota.

1941 – 1945Physicist, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, United States Navy.

1945 – 1951Research Physicist, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1951 – 1991Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics (1951-1975) and Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Physics (1975-1991), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1954Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1954Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1956Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics with William Shockley and Walter Brattain "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect".

1959 – 1962Member, President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

1962Awarded Fritz London Award, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

1965Awarded National Medal of Science.

1968President, American Physical Society.

1972Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon Cooper and John Schrieffer "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory".

1982 – 1983Member, White House Science Council.

January 30, 1991Death, Boston (Mass.).

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Madison (Wis.)

Undergraduate Education

Madison (Wis.)

Graduate Education

Madison (Wis.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Champaign (Ill.)

Death

Boston (Mass.)

Subjects

Geophysics.

Junction transistors.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Transistors.

Relationships

People

Family

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Son.

Bardeen, Jane

Wife.

Bardeen, William A.

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

Shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics with William Shockley for their research on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect and both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-

Shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics with John Schrieffer for co-developing the BCS theory of superconductivity. Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Collaborated on the modern band theory of solids. Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Advised by Bardeen at University of Illinois, Urbana-Chamaign, Theory of Supreconductivity. Shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon Cooper for co-developing the BCS theory of superconductivity. Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

Shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics with Walter Brattain for their research on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect and both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Co-wrote an article and both employed at Harvard University.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Ph.D. advisor at Princeton University, "Quantum Theory of the Work Function."

Colleagues

Abrahams, Elihu

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Adrian, R. J. (Ronald J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996

Both employed at Harvard University.

Balluffi, R. W.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bridgman, P. W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961

Both employed at Harvard University.

Buckley, Oliver Ellsworth, 1887-1959

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

Both employed at Harvard University.

Conwell, Esther M. (Esther Marley), 1922-2014

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Duke, Charles B.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Feenberg, Eugene

Both employed at Harvard University.

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Griggs, David, 1911-1974

Both employed at Harvard University.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-1974

Both employed at the University of Minnesota.

Ives, Herbert Eugene, 1882-1953

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lyman, Theodore, 1874-1954

Both employed at Harvard University.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Advised by Bardeen at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Nier, Alfred O. (Alfred Otto), 1911-1994

Both employed at the University of Minnesota and Harvard University.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Overhauser, Albert Warner, 1925-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Purcell, Edward M.

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Tate, John T. (John Torrence), 1889-1950

Both employed at the University of Minnesota.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weinberg, Alvin Martin, 1915-2006

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Williams, John H. (John Harry), 1908-

Both employed at the University of Minnesota.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Zinn, Walter H. (Walter Henry), 1906-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Additional

Bohm, David, 1917-1992

Bray, Ralph, 1921-

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Clarke, Edward N.

Gibney, Robert Bernard, 1911-

Hoddeson, Lillian

Holden, Alan

Holonyak, Nick, 1928-

Kelly, Katherine Milsted

Kursunoglu, Behram, 1922-

Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich), 1908-1968

Leveranz, Humboldt Walter

Morgan, Stanley Owen, 1900-

Nix, Foster Cary, 1905-

Pippard, A. B.

Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976

White, Addison Hughson, 1909-

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Research Physicist.

Gulf Research & Development Co.

Geophysicist.

Harvard University. Society of Fellows

Junior Fellow.

United States. Naval Ordnance Laboratory (Indian Head, Md.)

Physicist.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Electrical Engineering

Professor of Electrical Engineering.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of Minnesota. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

President and awarded 1954 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Received 1962 Fritz London Award.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Mathematical Physics (1936).

United States. President's Science Advisory Committee

Member.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Obtained BS in Electrical Engineering (1928) and MS in Electrical Engineering (1929).

White House Science Council

Member.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Bell Telephone Laboratories the physics of transistors and semiconductors, 1953.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

John Bardeen papers, 1910-1991.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Joint ceremonial session of the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers [sound recording], 1969 February 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Nobel laureates on scientific research project : oral history, 1964.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA

Oral history interview with John Bardeen, 1980 February 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Bardeen, 1984 May 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Bardeen, 1984 May 29.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Princeton University

65 Olden Street, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

Oral history interviews with John Bardeen, 1977 May 12, 16 and December 1, 22 and 1978 April 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reminiscences of John Bardeen : oral history, 1963.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA

Superconductivity and other macroscopic quantum systems [videorecording] / 1990 April 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The beginnings of solid state physics [sound recording] : a symposium / organized by Sir Nevill Mott, held 30 April - 2 May 1979.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The invention of the transistor [sound recording] edited by Richard A. Rikoski.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Association for the Advancement of Science

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

A review of scientific career, 1967.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

AT&T Archives and History Center records, 1869- present.

AT&T Archives and History Center

AT&T

4949 Von Scheele, San Antonio, Texas, 78229, USA

F. W. Loomis papers, 1920-1976.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics symposium [sound recording], 1976.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

H. Kamerlingh Onnes Symposium on the origins of applied superconductivity [videorecording] /recorded by the Naval Research Laboratory ; 1986 Oct 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

History of physics audio-visual collection, circa 1918-1996, 1960-1988 (bulk).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Industrial physics history [audiorecording]: session V3 of the APS annual meeting, March 2008.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Interview with the transistor's inventors [motion picture] / produced by Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

John Bardeen Memorial Symposium [videorecording] / 1992 March 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Joint general interest session of the American Physical Society and the Society of Physics Students [sound recording] : Twenty-five years of transistors; 1973 January 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Lillian Hoddeson addition to papers, 1913-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Lillian Hoddeson papers, 1904-2001

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

New horizons in physics: a celebration on the occasion of John Bardeen's 80th birthday [sound recording], 1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Nobel prize in physics [motion picture] / filmed by Swedish Broadcasting Corporation.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview Addison Hughson White, 1976 September 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Alan Holden, 1974 July 30 and 1976 June 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Alfred Brian Pippard, 1982 September 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles P. Slichter, 1977 April 29.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles Slichter, 2005 March 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Bohm, 1981 May 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Pines, 1981 April 13 and 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward N. Clarke, 2010 September 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Feenberg, 1973 April 13 and 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1966 November 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1981 January 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1984 April 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Foster Cary Nix, 1975 June 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1981 January 26, 27, March 24 and 1982 March 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Humboldt Walter Leverenz, 1979 July 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with James Brown Fisk, 1976 June 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Clarke Slater, 1970 February 23 and August 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Robert Schrieffer, 1974 September 26 and 1976 January 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Katharine Milsted Kelly, 1976 July 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Nick Holonyak Jr., 1993 June 22.

IEEE History Center

Rutgers University

39 Union Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

Oral history interview with Nick Holonyak Jr., 1993 June 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Nick Holonyak, 2005 March 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with P. W. Anderson, 1988 May 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ralph Bray, 1982 May 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Gibney, 11 January 1978.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Stanley Owen Morgan, 1975 July 3.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 1974 July 23, 29, and 31 October.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 2000 August 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

President's Science Advisory Committee records, 1957-1961.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Abilene, KS 67410, USA

The Princeton years and beyond, 1930-1940: Invited paper for the March 1992 meeting of the American Physical Society, 1992.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

The saga of an expedition to Stockholm, Sweden, December 1956, 1956.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Transistorized! [videorecording] / co-production of ScienCentral and Twin Cities Public Television; producer, Gino Del Guercio; executive producer and narrator, Ira Flatow, 1998.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Transistorized! background video [videorecording], 1986-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Transistorized! voice clips [sound recording], 1964-1977.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bardeen Quadrangle dedication ceremony [videorecording], 2004 October 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Physics centennial history file, 1990-1991.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Walter Brattain autobiography, 1959.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

A collection of Professor John Bardeen's publications on semiconductors and superconductivity

Impact of basic research on technology / edited by Behram Kursunoglu and Arnold Perlmutter. Contributors: John Bardeen [and others]

Nobel lectures: physics 1971-1980 : editor, Stig Lundqvist.

Subject

True genius : the life and science of John Bardeen : the only winner of two Nobel Prizes in physics / Lillian Hoddeson, Vicki Daitch.