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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

David F. Edwards

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Dates

March 2, 1928 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Biography

Abstract

David Franklin Edwards was Chief Scientist and Group Leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1983-1990). Other affiliations include Hewlett-Packard and Los Alamos National Laboratory. His research interests include solid state spectroscopy and laser-matter interactions.

Important Dates

March 2, 1928Birth, Ironton (Ohio).

1949Obtained AB, Miami University, Ohio, Oxford (Ohio).

1953Obtained MS and PhD in Nuclear Physics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (Ohio).

1953 – 1955Solid State Physicist, Battelle Memorial Institute.

1955 – 1961Researcher, Willow Run Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Mich.).

1961 – 1965Researcher, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1965 – 1974Professor of Physics (1965-1969) and Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering (1969-1974), Colorado State University, Fort Collins (Colo.).

1970 – 1971Fulbright Professor of Physics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

1974 – 1982Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1975 – 1976Visiting Scientist, Lebedev Physics Institute.

1982 – 1983Senior Scientist, Hewlett-Packard.

1983 – 1990Group Leader (1983-1986) and Chief Scientist (1986-1990), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1990Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Ironton (Ohio)

Undergraduate Education

Oxford (Ohio)

Graduate Education

Cincinnati (Ohio)

Employment

Ann Arbor (Mich.)

Fort Collins (Colo.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Livermore (Calif.)

Subjects

Lasers.

Optical materials.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anastasio, Michael R.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Anderson, John D., 1930-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Batzel, Roger Elwood

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Case, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of Michigan.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Crane, H. R. (Horace Richard), 1907-2007

Both employed at University of Michigan.

Dennison, David M. (David Mathias), 1900-1976

Both employed at University of Michigan.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of Michigan.

Goodenough, John B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kruer, William L.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Lindl, John

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at University of Michigan.

May, Michael M., 1925-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Meservey, Robert, 1921-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory.

Miller, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nuckolls, John Hopkin

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Post, Richard F.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Tarter, C. B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of Michigan.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Battelle Memorial Institute

Solid State Physicist.

Colorado State University. Physics Department

Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering.

Fizicheskiĭ institut imeni P.N. Lebedeva

Visiting Scientist.

Hewlett-Packard Company

Senior Scientist.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Group Leader and Chief Scientist.

Lincoln Laboratory

Researcher.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Physicist.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Physicist.

Willow Run Research Center

Researcher.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Fulbright Professor of Physics.

Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)

Obtained AB (1949).

Optical Society of America

University of Cincinnati. Department of Physics

Obtained MS and PhD (1953).

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