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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Subject

C. D. Jeffries

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Dates

March 20, 1922 – October 18, 1995

Authorized Form of Name

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Additional Forms of Names

Jeffries, Carson Dunning, 1922-

Biography

Abstract

Carson Jeffries was Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (1963-1995). Other institutional affiliations include the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Harvard University, and the University of Zurich. His research interests included nuclear magnetism, electronic spin relaxation, dynamic nuclear polarization, electron-hole droplets, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, and high-temperature superconductors.

Important Dates

March 20, 1922Birth, Lake Charles (La.).

1943Obtained BS, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (La.).

1943 – 1945Researcher, Radio Research Laboratory, Harvard University.

1951Instructor in Physics, University of Zurich.

1951Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1952 – 1995Instructor to Associate Professor of Physics (1952-1963) and Professor of Physics (1963-1995), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1977 – 1995Faculty Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

1983Member, National Academy of Sciences.

October 18, 1995Death, Oakland (Calif.).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Lake Charles (La.)

Undergraduate Education

Baton Rouge (La.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Death

Oakland (Calif.)

Subjects

Atomic and molecular physics.

Condensed matter.

Dynamics.

Nuclear magnetic resonance.

Nuclear magnetism.

Nuclear physics.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Family

Dunning, Yancey

Mother.

Dyer, Elizabeth

First wife.

Eielson, Olivia

Second wife.

Jeffries, Charles Williams

Father.

Advisors & Collaborators

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Ph.D. advisor at Stanford University, Direct Determination of the Magnetic Moment of the Proton in Units of the Nuclear Magneton.

Jones, R. V. (Reginald Victor), 1911-

Advised by Jeffries at University of California, Berkeley, "Cyclotron resonance in molecular afterglows the spin and magnetic moment of Co56 by paramagnetic resonance."

Staub, Hans H.

Research advisor at Uninversity of Zurich.

Westervelt, Robert M.

Advised by Jeffries at University of California, Berkeley, "Nucleation phenomena in the formation of electron-hole drops in Ge."

Colleagues

Abrahams, Elihu

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Arnowitt, Richard

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davidson, Ronald C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Harvard University, Radio Research Laboratory.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Additional

Cohen, Morrel H.

Knight, Walter D.

Portis, Alan M., 1926-

Institutions

Major Positions

Harvard University. Radio Research Laboratory

Researcher.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Faculty Senior Scientist.

Universitat Zurich

Instructor in Physics.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Instructor to Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained BS (1943).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1951).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Morrel H. Cohen, 1981 March 31 and June 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

"Carson Dunning Jeffries: 1922-1995", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Carson Dunning Jeffries Physics Today obituary.