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Biography

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Archival as Subject

A. C. Gossard

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Dates

June 18, 1935 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Gossard, A. C.

Additional Forms of Names

Gossard, Arthur C.

Biography

Abstract

Arthur Gossard is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of California, Santa Barbara (1987-present). His other institutional affiliations include Bell Laboratories and University of California at Berkeley. His research includes molecular beam epitaxy and cryogenic lasers.

Important Dates

June 18, 1935Birth, Ottawa (Ill.).

1956Obtained BA, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1960Obtained PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1960 – 1984Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1962 – 1963National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow, Center for Nuclear Studies, Saclay (Centre d'études nucléaires de Saclay).

1984Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1984 – 1987Member, Technical Staff, AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1987Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1987 – presentProfessor of Materials, Electrical, and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1996Humboldt Fellow, University of Erlangen (Universität Erlangen).

2001Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2001Awarded James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials, American Physical Society.

2006Awarded Newcomb Cleveland Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Occupation

Electrical engineer.

Places

Birth

Ottawa (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Subjects

Electrical engineering.

Low temperature research.

Molecular beam epitaxy.

Optoelectronics.

Quantum Hall effect.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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 Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell 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.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at AT &T Bell Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kroemer, Herbert, 1928-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell 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.

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 Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell 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 Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Additional

Price, Peter J. 1924-

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Member, Technical staff.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical staff.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Materials Department

Professor of Materials.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

2006 Newcomb Cleveland Prize Recipient.

American Physical Society

1984 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize Recipient and 2001 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials Recipient.

Centre d'études nucléaires de Saclay

National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained BA in 1956.

National Academy of Engineering

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Universität Erlangen

Humboldt Fellow.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1960.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

History of radar use in World War II, 1997-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA