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Institutional History

AbstractImportant DatesPlacesSubjectsCitations

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as AuthorArchival as SubjectPublished as Author

University of Washington. Department of Physics

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Additional Forms of Names

University of Washington. College of Arts and Sciences. Department of Physics

University of Washington. Dept. of Physics

Institutional History

Abstract

The University of Washington's Department of Physics educates students at all levels and encourages the involvement of undergraduates in research. Areas of research have included astrophysics, atomic physics, biophysics, condensed matter theory, elementary particle theory, nuclear physics, particle theory, physics education, and quantum computing.

Important Dates

1946 – 1988Seth Neddermeyer was on faculty.

1954 – presentErnest Henley has been on faculty.

1955 – presentHans Dehmelt has been on faculty.

1960 – 2010J. Gregory Dash was on faculty.

1963 – presentE. Norval Fortson has been on faculty.

1970 – 1975David Wineland was on faculty.

1971 – presentEric Adelberger has been on faculty.

1976 – presentJames Bardeen has been on faculty.

1978 – 1987Gerald Gabrielse was on faculty.

1980 – presentDavid Thouless has been on faculty.

1984 – 2009Wick Haxton was on faculty.

1994 – 2003Christopher Stubbs was on faculty.

1994 – presentR. G. Hamish Robertson has been on faculty.

1994 – presentAnn E. Nelson has been on faculty.

Places

Headquarters

Seattle (Wash.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Atomic and molecular physics.

Biophysics.

Condensed matter.

Elementary particles.

Nuclear physics.

Physics -- Study and teaching.

Quantum computers.

Citations

Departmental information from University of Washington Department of Physics About Us webpage (https://sharepoint.washington.edu/phys/Documents/About_Us.pdf).

Relationships

People

Employees & Officers

Adelberger, Eric G.

Assistant Professor of Physics, Associate Professor of Physics, Professor of Physics, Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Professor of Physics and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Bertsch, George F.

Professor of Physics.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Visiting Professor.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Acting Associate Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Dehmelt, Hans

Visiting Assistant Professor to Associate Professor; Professor of Physics; and Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Fortson, E. Norval

Research Assistant; Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Fowler, William A.

Walker-Ames Professor of Physics.

Gabrielse, Gerald

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

Haxton, Wick C.

Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Henley, Ernest M.

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

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

Assistant Professor of Physics.

Mermin, N. David

Walker-Ames Professor.

Merzbacher, Eugen

Visiting Professor.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Associate Professor to Professor and Emeritus Professor.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Professor of Physics.

Stubbs, Christopher

Received PhD (1988). Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Thouless, D. J.

Professor of Physics and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Wineland, David J.

Research Associate.

PhD Students

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Received PhD (1939).

Nygren, David R.

Received PhD (1967).

Associates & Members

Bindschadler, R. A. (Robert A.)

Blair, John S. (John Sanborn), 1923-1982

Bodansky, David

Brakel, Henry Louis, 1876-

Caughlan, Georgeanne Robertson, 1916-1994

Crabtree, G. W.

Received MS (1968).

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Received BS and PhD in Physics (1961).

Geballe, Ronald, 1918-

Glockler, George, 1890-1969

Kikuchi, Chihiro, 1914-

Loughridge, Donald Holt, 1899-

Lyneis, Claude, 1943-

Received BS.

Manley, John Henry, 1907-

Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995

Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

Received BS (1922) and MS (1923).

Roebuck, John R. (John Ransom), 1876-1965

Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth Geddes), 1936-2013

Institutions

Institutional Hierarchy

University of Washington

Associates

American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics

Participated in the study of multi-institutional collaborations.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

E632 collaboration meeting records, 1980-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Washington closed circuit television physics lecture series [motion picture], circa 1967.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

University of Washington department of physics records, 1924-1999.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Subject

Chihiro Kikuchi papers, 1941-1989.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

David Bodansky papers, 1955-2001.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Donald H. Loughridge autobiography, circa 1945.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

George Glockler scientific publications, volume 5, 1951-1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Georgeanne Caughlan response to 1988 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Hans G. Dehmelt papers, 1989-1990.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Henry Louis Brakel papers, 1965.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

John R. Roebuck biographical information, 1963.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

John S. Blair papers, 1923-1982.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Oral history interview with Henry Louis Brakel, 1965 November 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archivesr

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Henry Manley, 1976 July 9 and 11.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with Kenneth G. Wilson, 1991 December 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Bindschadler, 2009 June 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Probes: Upsilon Experiments FNAL-E-70, -187, -288, -494, -596, -605, -608, 1990.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: SLAC-SP-032: MARK-III at SPEAR, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ronald Geballe papers, 1950-1998.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls papers and correspondence, 1898-1996.

Bodleian Library. Department of Western Manuscripts

University of Oxford

Oxford, England, UK

University of Washington Nuclear Physics Laboratory records, 1949-1995.

University Archives

University of Washington

Mailstop #0-10. Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Published Resources

Author

NNN06 : next generation nucleon decay and neutrino detectors 2006, Seattle, Washington, 21-23 September 2006 / editor R. Jeffrey Wilkes ; sponsoring organizations, Burle Industries, Inc. ... [et al.].