Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977

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Dates:
Birth 1898-12-25
Death 1977-07-23

Biographical notes:

Mr. Jesse W. Beams, Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics, died July 23, 1977. Mr. Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969.

From the description of Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816257

From the description of Jesse W. Beams papers [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647923251

Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics; Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969.

From the description of Report on the separation of the isotopes of uranium ..., 1943 July 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57725621

Professor of physics at U. Va.

From the description of Papers of Jesse Wakefield Beams [manuscript] 1933-60. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943383

Physicist (isotope separation, low temperature physics). On faculty of the University of Virginia, 1928-1962, department chair, 1948-1962; and member of science advisory committee, Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1942-1960.

From the description of Selected correspondence, 1945-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83026887

Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia.

From the description of Oral history interview of Jesse W. Beams by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], May 20, 1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647919789

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Subjects:

  • Ion accelerators
  • Military research--World War, 1939-1945
  • Biophysics--Research
  • Centrifugation
  • Cavity resonators
  • Isotopes--Research
  • Research grants
  • Magnetic balances
  • Physics--Scholarships, fellowships, etc
  • Rotational motion
  • Rotors
  • Isotope separation
  • Kerr cell shutters
  • Low temperature research
  • Independent regulatory commissions
  • Nuclear physics
  • Patent licenses
  • Science and state
  • Atomic bomb
  • Physics--Research
  • Research and development contracts, Government--History--World War, 1939-1945
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Ionization of gases
  • Airplanes--Ramjet engines
  • Gravitation
  • Metals--Brittleness
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science

Occupations:

  • Physicists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)