Menu ☰

Back to Top

Physics History Network

Over 1000 biographies of physicists and histories of institutions with information pertaining to their lives, careers, and research.

Tip: Search within this page by using Ctrl + F or ⌘ + F


Search Our Catalogs

Archives Books

Collections

Emilio Segré Visual Archives Digital Collections Oral Histories Archival Finding Aids Physics History Network

Preservation and Support

Donating Materials Saving Archival Collections Grants to Archives Documentation Projects History Newsletters

Center for History of Physics

Scholarship & Outreach

Main Navigation

HomeAboutTopic GuidesFeedback

Table of Contents

Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Harry Suhl

Photo

Dates

October 18, 1922 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Suhl, Harry

Biography

Abstract

Harry Suhl is an Emeritus Professor at University of California, San Diego. His research interests include statistical mechanics, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, and superconductivity. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1976.

Important Dates

October 18, 1922Birth, Leipzig (Germany).

1943Obtained BSc, University of Wales, Cardiff (Wales).

1943 – 1946Experiment Officer, Admiralty Signal Establishment, British Admiralty.

1948Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, Oxford University, Oxford (England).

1948 – 1960Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1961 – presentProfessor of Physics (1961-1991) and Emeritus Professor (1991-present), University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

1976Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Leipzig (Germany)

Undergraduate Education

Cardiff (Wales)

Graduate Education

Oxford (England)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

San Diego (Calif.)

Subjects

Solid state physics.

Statistical mechanics.

Superconductivity.

Thermodynamics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Buckley, Oliver Ellsworth, 1887-1959

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fletcher, Harvey, 1884-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

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 University of California, San Diego.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Additional

Hagstrom, Warren O.

Rado, George T. (George Tibor), 1917-

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical staff.

Great Britain. Admiralty

Experiment Officer, Admiralty Signal Establishment.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Emeritus Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Oxford. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics (1948).

University of Wales

Obtained BSc (1943).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999 March 30, May 30, November 23 and June 29, 2000.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Warren O. Hagstrom interviews conducted for his book "The Scientific Community," 1960-1961.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Magnetism. Volume II A.