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Published as Subject

Lowell M. Bollinger

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Dates

April 28, 1923 – September 25, 2014

Authorized Form of Name

Bollinger, Lowell M., Lowell Moyer

Additional Forms of Names

Bollinger, Lowell M.

Biography

Abstract

Lowell Bollinger was a nuclear physicist, who spent the majority of his career at Argonne National Laboratory. He developed an instrument to study the properties of atomic nuclei and he was the director of Argonne’s Physics Division for over a decade (1963-1974).

Important Dates

April 28, 1923Birth, Greene County (Va.).

1943Obtained BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin (Ohio).

1943 – 1946Physicist, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.

1951Obtained PhD in Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1951 – 1992Physicist (1951-present); Director, Physics Division (1963-1974); and Director, Superconducting Linear Accelerator Project (1971-1992), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1986Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

September 25, 2014Death, Harpswell Center (Me.).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Greene County (Va.)

Undergraduate Education

Oberlin (Ohio)

Graduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Employment

Lemont (Ill.)

Death

Harpswell Center (Me.)

Subjects

Combustion.

Cosmic rays.

Linear accelerators.

Nuclear physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Greisen, Kenneth

Advisor at Cornell University.

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Crewe, Albert V.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Hilberry, Norman, 1899-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Macdonald, J. Ross (James Ross), 1923-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Rosner, Robert

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Physicist; Director, Physics Division; and Director, Superconducting Linear Accelerator Project.

United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

Physicist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

Received 1986 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1951.

Oberlin College. Department of Physics

Obtained BA in 1943.

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Lowell M. Bollinger Physics Today obituary.