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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

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Charles B. Duke

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Dates

March 13, 1938 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Duke, Charles B.

Biography

Abstract

Charles B. Duke is Professor of Physics (Research) at the University of Rochester (2007-present). Other affiliations include Xerox Corporation and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. His research interests include surface physics and organic solids.

Important Dates

March 13, 1938Birth, Richmond (Va.).

1959Obtained BS, Duke University, Durham (N.C.).

1963Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University.

1963 – 1969Physicist, Research and Development Center, General Electric Company, Schenectady (N.Y.).

1969 – 1972Professor of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

1972 – 1976Member, Board of Directors, American Vacuum Society.

1972 – 1988Research Manager and Senior Research Fellow, Xerox Corporation, Webster (N.Y.).

1972 – 1988Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of Rochester.

1976 – 1982Member, Governing Board, American Institute of Physics.

1978 – 1981Member, Board of Directors and President (1979), American Vacuum Society.

1984 – 1987Member, Governing Board, American Institute of Physics.

1985 – 1986Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Materials Research.

1988 – 1989Deputy Director and Chief Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States Department of Energy.

1988 – 1990Member, Council, Materials Research Society.

1989 – 2006Senior Research Fellow (1989-1994) and Senior Manager, Joseph C. Wilson Center for Research and Technology (1994-2006), Xerox Corporation, Webster (N.Y.).

1992 – 2002Editor, Surface Science and Surface Science Letters.

1995 – 1997Member, Council, Materials Research Society.

1995 – 1998Member, Council, American Physical Society.

2006Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

2007 – presentProfessor of Physics (Research), University of Rochester.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Richmond (Va.)

Undergraduate Education

Durham (N.C.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Schenectady (N.Y.)

Webster (N.Y.)

Rochester (N.Y.)

Subjects

Electrons.

Magnetism.

Optics.

Research, Industrial.

Science and industry.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bean, Charles P., 1923-1996

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Cahn, John W., 1928-

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Edelheit, Lewis

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Ehrlich, Gert

Both employed at General Electric Company

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Giaever, Ivar

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Hull, Albert Wallace, 1880-1966

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Mahan, Gerald D.

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-2018

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Schmitt, Roland W.

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Suits, C. Guy (Chauncey Guy), 1905-1991

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Watkins, George D.

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Additional

Conwell, Esther M. (Esther Marley), 1922-2014

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Institutions

Major Positions

Elsevier Science Publishers

Editor, Surface Science and Surface Science Letters.

General Electric Company. Research and Development Center

Physicist.

General Electric Company. Research Laboratory

Physicist.

Materials Research Society

Council Member and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Materials Research.

Pacific Northwest Laboratory

Deputy Director and Chief Scientist.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of Rochester. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Adjunct Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics (Research).

Xerox Corporation

Research Manager and Senior Research Fellow; Senior Research Fellow; and Senior Manager, Joseph C. Wilson Center for Research and Technology.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Institute of Physics

Member, Governing Board.

American Physical Society

Member, Council and received 2006 George E. Pake Prize.

American Vacuum Society

President and Member, Board of Directors.

Duke University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1963).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

50 years of science, technology and the AVS [videorecording], 2003.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Vacuum Society interview collection, 1991-2013.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Charles B. Duke career highlights [autobiographical materials], 1959-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Charles B. Duke correspondence and notes, 1960s.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Charles Duke lecture notes, August 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles B. Duke, 2007 January 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Esther Conwell, 2007 January 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Approximate single-particle motion in many-fermion systems / by Charles B. Duke.

Surface science : the first thirty years / ed.: Charles B. Duke.

Tunneling in solids / C.B. Duke.