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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Robert B. Duffield

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Dates

October 15, 1917 – December 26, 2000

Authorized Form of Name

Duffield, Robert B.

Biography

Abstract

Robert B. Duffield was a Researcher at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (1972-1978). Other institutional affiliations included Argonne National Laboratory and General Atomics. His research interests included radioactivity and photonuclear reactions.

Important Dates

October 15, 1917Birth, Trenton (N.J.).

1940Obtained AB, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1943Obtained PhD in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley.

1943 – 1946Researcher, Manhattan Project, Los Alamos Laboratory.

1946 – 1956Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1956 – 1967Assistant Director, John Jay Hopkins Laboratory of Pure and Applied Science, General Atomics, San Diego (Calif.).

1967 – 1972Director, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1972 – 1978Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

December 26, 2000Death, Norwood (Colo.).

Occupation

Physical chemist.

Places

Birth

Trenton (N.J.)

Undergraduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Champaign (Ill.)

San Diego (Calif.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Death

Norwood (Colo.)

Subjects

Photonuclear reactions.

Physical chemistry.

Radioactivity.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Balke, Claire

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Case, Kenneth M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Creutz, E.

Both employed at General Atomics and the Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Crewe, Albert V.

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Dodson, Richard W.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Garner, Clifford S. (Clifford Symes), 1912-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Gutowsky, Herbert Sander, 1919-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Jette, Eric

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kennedy, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1917-1957

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at General Atomics.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Long, E. L.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Both employed at General Atomics.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Potratz, Herbert A. (Herbert August)

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Reines, Frederick, 1918-1998

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Rieser, Leonard M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at General Atomics.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at General Atomics.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne Laboratory.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Seybolt, A. U. (Alan Upson), 1910-1984

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Smith, Cyril Stanley, 1903-1992

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Turkevich, Anthony, 1916-2002

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Weissman, Samuel Isaac

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Los Alamos Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Director.

GA (Series) (San Diego, Calif.)

Assistant Director, John Jay Hopkins Laboratory of Pure and Applied Science.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Researcher, Manhattan Project.

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Researcher.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Princeton University. Department of Chemistry

Obtained AB.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry

Obtained PhD (Chemistry) in 1943.

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