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Jack H. Sandweiss

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Dates

August 19, 1930 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Biography

Abstract

Jack Sandweiss is Donner Professor of Physics at Yale University (1980-present). His research interests include high-energy and heavy-ion physics, in particluar, the new states of matter involving "high strangeness" which are made possible by the high energy heavy ion reactions which produce large numbers of the so-called strange particles.

Important Dates

August 19, 1930Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1952Obtained BS, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1956Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1956 – 1957Physicist, Radiation Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley.

1957 – presentInstructor to Professor of Physics (1957-1980); Consultant, Laboratory for Marine Physics (1957-1960); Chair, Department of Physics (1977-1980); and Donner Professor of Physics (1980-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1987Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Accelerators.

Heavy ions.

Nuclear physics.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Strange particles.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Advisor at University of California, Berkeley.

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at Yale University.

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

Both employed at Yale University.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Yale University.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Yale University.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at Yale University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Jain, Jainendra K.

Both employed at Yale University.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Lamb, Willis E. (Willis Eugene), 1913-2008

Both employed at Yale University.

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lebowitz, Joel Louis, 1930-

Both employed at Yale University.

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Yale University.

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Yale University.

Reppy, John David

Both employed at Yale University.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Physicist.

Yale University. Physics Department

Instructor to Professor of Physics; Department Chair; Donner Professor of Physics; and Consultant, Laboratory for Marine Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1952) and PhD (1956).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

50th anniversary of Physical Review Letters [audiorecording], March 2008.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA