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G. H. Vineyard

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Dates

April 28, 1920 – February 21, 1987

Authorized Form of Name

Vineyard, G. H.

Additional Forms of Names

Vineyard, G. H., 1920-1987

Vineyard, George Hoagland, 1920-1987

Biography

Abstract

George Vineyard was Senior Physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1982-1987). Other institutional affiliations included University of Missouri. His research interests included the theory of liquids, the determination of structures of liquids and solids by scattering of various particles, and general solid-state physics.

Important Dates

April 28, 1920Birth, Saint Joseph (Mo.).

1941Obtained BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1942 – 1945Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Radiation Laboratory.

1943Obtained PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1946 – 1954Assistant Professor of Physics (1946-1948); Associate Professor of Physics (1948-1952); and Professor of Physics (1952-1954), University of Missouri, Columbia (Mo.).

1954 – 1987Physicist to Senior Physicist (1954-1961); Chair, Department of Physics (1961-1966); Associate Director (1966-1967); Deputy Director (1967-1972); Director (1973-1981); and Senior Physicist (1982-1987), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton (N.Y.).

1965Member, Solid State Science Committee, National Research Council.

1968 – 1971Member, Mathematical and Physical Science Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation.

1972 – 1973Chair, Division of Solid State Physics, American Physical Society.

1975 – 1979At-Large Member, Council, American Physical Society.

1982Visiting Scientist, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1982 – 1983Visiting Scholar, Harvard University.

1983 – 1987Senior Editor, Physical Review Letters.

1986Vice President, American Physical Society.

February 21, 1987Death, Stony Brook (N.Y.).

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Saint Joseph (Mo.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Columbia (Mo.)

Upton (N.Y.)

Death

Stony Brook (N.Y.)

Subjects

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976

PhD advisor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Cool, Rodney L. (Rodney Lee), 1920-1988

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Tape, Gerald Frederick, 1915-2005

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Additional

Blewett, John P. (John Paul), 1910-

Needell, Allan A.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Physicist to Senior Physicist; Chair, Department of Physics; Associate Director; Deputy Director; Director; and Senior Physicist.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory

Researcher.

University of Missouri--Columbia. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; and Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Senior Editor, Physical Review Letters; Chair, Division of Solid State Physics; At-Large Member, Council; and Vice President.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Visiting Scholar.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1941) and PhD (1943).

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Solid State Science Committee.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Member, Mathematical and Physical Science Advisory Committee.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Visiting Scientist.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

John P. Blewett papers, 1821-2000 (bulk 1940-1995).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Allan A. Needell research records, 1944-1981.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Brookhaven National Laboratory archives, 1946-1989.

Research Library.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Upton, NY 11973, USA.

Published Resources

Subject

George H. Vineyard Physics Today obituary.