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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

Albert V. Crewe

Photo

Dates

February 18, 1927 – November 18, 2009

Authorized Form of Name

Crewe, Albert V.

Additional Forms of Names

Crewe, Albert (Albert Victor), 1927-2009

Biography

Abstract

Albert Crewe designed the first scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM). He also worked with synchrocyclotrons and developed the electron gun. His institutional affiliations included University of Liverpool, University of Chicago, and Argonne National Laboratory.

Important Dates

February 18, 1927Birth, Slaithwaite (England).

1947Obtained BSc in Physics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool (England).

1950Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool (England).

1950 – 1955Lecturer in Physics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool (England).

1955 – 1977Research Associate (1955-1956) and Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics (1956-1977), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1961 – 1967Director, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1971 – 2009Dean, Physical Sciences Division (1971-1981); William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor (1977-1996); and William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus (1996-2009), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1972Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1987 – 1990President, Orchid One Corporation.

November 18, 2009Death, Dune Acres (Ind.).

Occupation

Electron microscopist.

Places

Birth

Slaithwaite (England)

Undergraduate Education

Liverpool (England)

Graduate Education

Liverpool (England)

Employment

Liverpool (England)

Chicago (Ill.)

Lemont (Ill.)

Death

Dune Acres (Ind.)

Subjects

Electron microscopes.

Synchrocyclotrons.

Relationships

People

Family

Crewe, David

Son.

Crewe, Doreen Blunsdon

Wife.

Crewe, Elizabeth

Daughter.

Crewe, Jennifer

Daughter.

Crewe, Sarah

Daughter.

Crewe, Wilfred

Father.

Colleagues

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Cohen, Morrel H.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Hilberry, Norman, 1899-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Koshiba, Masatoshi, 1926-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Nagel, Sidney R.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Nambu, Yoichiro, 1921-2015

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Parker, E. N. (Eugene Newman), 1927-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Shochet, Melvyn J.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Simpson, John A. (John Alexander), 1916-2000

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Skinner, H. W. B.

Both employed at University of Liverpool.

Szilard, Leo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Telegdi, Val, 1922-2006

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Turkevich, Anthony, 1916-2002

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wald, Robert M.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wentzel, Gregor, 1898-1978

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Additional

Hildebrand, R. H.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Director.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Research Associate; Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics; Dean, Physical Sciences Division; William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor; and William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus.

University of Liverpool. Physics Department

Obtained BSc in 1947 and PhD in 1950. Lecturer in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Albert V. Crewe papers, undated.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Albert Victor Crewe Physics Today obituary.

Albert Victor Crewe: 1927-2009, Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences.