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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as Author

M. B. Webb

Photo

Dates

May 14, 1926 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Webb, M. B. (Maurice Barnett), 1926-

Additional Forms of Names

Webb, Maurice Barnett, 1926-

Biography

Abstract

Maurice Webb is Emeritus Professor of Physics at University of Wisconsin, Madison (2003-present). Other institutional affiliations include General Electric Company. His research interests include surface physics, low-energy electron diffraction, and scanning tunneling microscopy.

Important Dates

May 14, 1926Birth, Neenah (Wis.).

1950Obtained BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1952Obtained MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1952 – 1953Researcher, Project Lincoln, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1956Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1956 – 1961Researcher, GE Research Laboratory, General Electric Company, Schenectady (N.Y.).

1961 – presentAssociate Professor of Physics (1961-1965); Professor of Physics (1965-2003); Chair, Department of Physics (1971-1973); and Emeritus Professor of Physics (2003-present), University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1987Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Surface physicist.

Places

Birth

Neenah (Wis.)

Undergraduate Education

Madison (Wis.)

Graduate Education

Madison (Wis.)

Employment

Schenectady (N.Y.)

Madison (Wis.)

Subjects

Low energy electron diffraction.

Materials science.

Scanning tunneling microscopy.

Surface (Physics).

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Beeman, William W.

PhD advisor at University of Wisconsin, Madison, "The polarization of small angle X-ray scattering from cold worked metals."

Colleagues

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Bean, Charles P., 1923-1996

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Cahn, John W., 1928-

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Ehrlich, Gert

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Giaever, Ivar

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Goodenough, John B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Haeberli, W. (Willy)

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Herb, R. G. (Raymond George), 1908-1996

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Hershkowitz, N. (Noah), 1941-

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Hull, Albert Wallace, 1880-1966

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Kraushaar, William L.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lagally, Max G.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lincoln Laboratory.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Schmitt, Roland W.

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Suits, C. Guy (Chauncey Guy), 1905-1991

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Watkins, George D.

Both employed at General Electric Company.

Institutions

Major Positions

General Electric Company. Research Laboratory

Researcher.

Lincoln Laboratory

Researcher.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1950), MS (1952), and PhD (1956). Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; Department Chair; and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1987 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

University of Wisconsin--Madison Archives. Oral History Project: Selected Interviews with Physics and Astronomy Staff and Students.

University Archives.

University of Wisconsin--Madison

Steenbock Library, Madison, WI 53706, USA