Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

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Physicist (theoretical physics, quantum theory, electromagnetic waves). On physics faculty at Collège de France, 1932-1939, and Harvard University, 1946-1949; general director, French National Broadcasting System, 1939-1940; director of research, Watson Laboratory, International Business Machines Corporation, 1949-1954.

From the description of Papers, 1877-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80490114

Died in 1967.

From the description of Oral history interview with Léon Brillouin, 1962 March 29 and 3 April. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83299886

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referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. The Emilio Segrè visual archives, A-D, [ca. 1870]-9999. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Nordheim, Lothar, 1899-. Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, 1962 July 30. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Philip McCord Morse papers, 1927-1980 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969. Oral history interview with Léon Brillouin, 1962 March 29 and 3 April. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection A-C, 1901-1989, [ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn McLachlan, Dan, 1905-. Selected incoming letters, 1940-1974. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Halban, Hans, 1908-1964. Papers, 1939-1940. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969. Papers, 1877-1972. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Feenberg, Eugene. Correspondence, 1927-1958. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969. Goettinger Nachrichten [facetiae], 1932. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974. Oral history interview with Léon Rosenfeld, 1963 July 1 to 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-. Karl Kelchner Darrow Papers, 1872-1978, (bulk 1917-1972) American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Halban, Hans, 1908-1964. Papers [microform], 1939-1940. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Mascart, Éleuthère Élie Nicolas, 1837-1908. Papers, 1877-1910. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978. Papers, 1921-1978. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ullmo, Jean. Oral history interview with Jean Ullmo, 1963 January 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Nordheim, Lothar, 1899-. Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, 1977 July 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lasarev, Petr Petrovich, 1878-1942. Papers, 1914-1941. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Brillouin, Marcel, 1854-1948. Papers, 1887-1943. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn J. H. (John Hasbrouck) Van Vleck papers, 1923-1959, 1923-1959 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995. Oral history interview with Rudolf Ernst Peierls, 1977 May 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bauer, Edmond H., 1880-1963. Oral history interview with Edmond H. Bauer, 1963 January 8 and 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966. Oral history interview with Peter J. W. Debye, 1962 May 3 and 4. American Institute of Physics
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Subject
Gravity
Gravitation
Brillouin scattering
Information theory
Nuclear physics
Electromagnetic waves--Scattering
Quantum theory
Relativity (Physics)
Science--History
Radiation
Atomic theory
Occupation
Physicists--Interviews
Physicists
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Birth 1889-08-07

Death 1969-10-04

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