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Biography

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Theodore H. Geballe

Photo

Dates

January 20, 1920 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Geballe, Theodore H.

Biography

Abstract

Theodore Geballe is a Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics at Stanford Univerity. Other institutional affiliations include Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include superconductivity, synchrotron radiation, and nanoscience.

Important Dates

January 20, 1920Birth.

1941Obtained AB, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1949Obtained PhD in Physical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1950 – 1952Research Associate, Low Temperature Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1952 – 1968Member, Technical Staff (1952-1957) and Head, Department of Low Temperature and Solid State Physics (1957-1968), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1967 – presentProfessor of Applied Physics and Materials Science and Engineering (1967-1990); Chair, Department of Applied Physics (1975-1978); Director, Center for Materials Research (1977-1988); and Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics (1990-present), Stanford Univerity, Stanford (Calif.).

1970Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1973Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1975Guggenheim Fellow, Cambridge University.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Electronics.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Family

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

Brother.

Advisors & Collaborators

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Co-wrote an article. Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and Stanford University.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bienenstock, Arthur

Both employed at Stanford University.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Byer, R. L. (Robert L.), 1942-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and Stanford University.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at Stanford University.

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 Telephone Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and Stanford University.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

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.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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.

Shen, Zhi-Xun

Both employed at Stanford University.

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stöhr, Joachim

Both employed at Stanford University.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Additional

Bennett, William Ralph, 1930-2008

Rosenberg, H. M. (Harold Max)

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff and Head, Department of Low Temperature and Solid State Physics.

Stanford University. Department of Applied Physics

Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science and Engineering; Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics; Chair, Department of Applied Physics; and Director, Center for Materials Research.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry

Obtained AB (1941) and PhD in Physical Chemistry (1949). Research Associate, Low Temperature Laboratory.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1970 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Cambridge

Guggenheim Fellow.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Superconductivity [video recordings], 1988.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Theodore H. Geballe papers, 1942-1997.

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University

Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Harold Max Rosenberg, 1981 February 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 1974 July 23, 29, and 31 October.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with William R. Bennett, 1987 October 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ronald Geballe papers, 1938-1990.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA