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

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Dates:
Birth 1913-07-12
Death 2008-05-15
US
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist (optics). Major affiliations: Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, 1938-1952; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 1951-1956; University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK, 1956-1962; and Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 1962-1974; University of Arizona from 1974. Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955.

From the description of Oral History interview with W. E. Lamb, 1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305292

Physicist. Major affiliations include: Columbia University, New York, 1938-1952; Stanford University, 1951-1956; University of Oxford, Oxford, England, 1956-1962; and Yale University, 1962-1974.

From the description of Letter to Luigi Giulotto describing Lamb's work on singly-ionized helium. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82113406

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Subjects:

  • Helium--Research
  • Lasers--Research--History
  • Nuclear fission
  • Science and state
  • Magnetrons
  • Quantum optics
  • Radiation--Research--History

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  • Physicists
  • Physicists--Interviews

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