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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

R. M. Diamond

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Dates

January 7, 1924 – around October 18, 2007

Authorized Form of Name

Diamond, R. M.

Additional Forms of Names

Diamond, Richard M.

Biography

Abstract

R. M. Diamond is a Senior Scientist Emeritus at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1958-present). Other institutional affiliations include Cornell University and Harvard University. His research interests include nuclear structure and chemistry, high-spin nuclear structure, and gamma ray spectrometry.

Important Dates

January 7, 1924Birth, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1947Obtained BS, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1951Obtained PhD in Nuclear Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1951 – 1954Instructor in Chemistry, Harvard University.

1954 – 1958Assistant Professor, Cornell University.

1958 – presentMember, Senior Staff and Senior Scientist Emeritus, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

1972 – 1974Member, Review Committee, Physics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

1980Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

1983 – 1986Co-organizer, Tandem-Linac Facility, Argonne National Laboratory.

About October 18, 2007Death.

Occupation

Nuclear chemist.

Places

Birth

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Gamma ray spectrometry.

Nuclear structure.

Physical chemistry.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

PhD advisor at University of California, Berkeley.

Colleagues

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

Both employed at Harvard University.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Furth, H. P.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Hardy, John Christopher

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Harvard University.

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Lee, Yuan Tseh, 1936-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Lyneis, Claude, 1943-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Nygren, David R.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Perlman, Isadore

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Taylor, Richard Edward, 1929-2018

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Co-organizer, Tandem-Linac Facility.

Cornell University. Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor.

Harvard University. Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Instructor.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Member, Senior Staff and Senior Scientist Emeritus.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Senior Scientist Emeritus.

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Member, Senior Staff (Berkeley campus).

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1980 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Member, Review Committee, Physics Division.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry

Obtained PhD in Nuclear Chemistry (1951).

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Obtained BS.

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