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Albert McCavour Clogston

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Dates

July 13, 1917 – January 14, 2013

Authorized Form of Name

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Biography

Abstract

Albert Clogston was a research physicist (1946-1963) and Executive Director of Research (1973-1982) at Bell Laboratories. His other institutional affiliations included Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sandia National Laboratories, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests included solid state physics, magnetism, and superconductivity.

Important Dates

July 13, 1917Birth, Boston (Mass.).

1938Obtained SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1941Obtained PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1941 – 1946Researcher, Radiation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1946 – 1971Research Physicist (1946-1963); Assistant Director, Materials Research Laboratory (1963-1965); and Director, Physical Resarch Laboratory (1965-1971), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1971 – 1973Vice President, Research, Sandia National Laboratories.

1973Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1973 – 1982Executive Director of Research, Physics and Academic Affairs Division, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1982 – 1986Member, Scientific Advisory Board, United States Air Force.

1982 – 1992Member, Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

January 14, 2013Death, Raleigh (N.C.).

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Boston (Mass.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Death

Raleigh (N.C.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Magnetism.

Nuclear magnetic resonance.

Semiconductors.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Family

Clogston, Alice Louise

Mother.

Clogston, Luman Geoffrey

Father.

Clogston, Molly Wyland

Wife.

Gailor, Carole S.

Daughter.

Harris, Nancy L.

Daughter.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Baker, William O. (William Oliver), 1915-2005

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Buckley, Oliver Ellsworth, 1887-1959

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ives, Herbert Eugene, 1882-1953

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raney, William P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Additional

Bloembergen, N.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Research Physicist; Assistant Director, Materials Research Laboratory; Director, Physical Research Laboratory; and Executive Director of Research, Physics and Academic Affairs Division.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Member, Center for Materials Science.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory

Researcher.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained SB in 1938 and PhD in 1941.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

United States. Air Force

Member, Scientific Advisory Board.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Recollections on James B. Fisk, 1973, by Albert Clogston, Homer D. Hagstrom, Paul Hartman, George S. Indig, and John Robinson Pierce.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Nicolaas Bloembergen, 1983 June 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reports on industrial impressions of graduate education in physics presented at an American Physical Society meeting, 1976.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA