Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

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Schwinger was born Feb. 12, 1918 in NYC; AB, Columbia, 1936; Ph. D, Columbia, 1939; received a National Research Council Fellowship and went to UC Berkeley to work with J. Robert Oppenheimer; contributed to the development of the atomic bomb as a staff member at the Metallurgical Laboratory, Univ. of Chicago, 1943; staff member, Radiation Laboratory, MIT, 1943-46; taught at Harvard Univ., 1945-72; taught at UCLA, 1972-88; awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1965 for his contributions in the field of quantum electrodynamics; died July 16, 1994.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1994. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38928655

Physicist (nuclear and high energy physics, electromagnetic theory, quantum electrodynamics and field theory, quantum mechanics). Major affiliations include: Harvard University, 1945-1972; and University of California, Los Angeles, 1972-. Co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for physics in 1965. Died 1994.

From the description of Papers, 1925-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83800475

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creatorOf Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. Notes on physics courses given at Los Alamos, 1943-1946. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Clapp, Roger Edge, 1919-1990. Papers, 1942-1991. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994. Papers, 1920-1994. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Anne Roe papers, 1949-1974 (bulk), 1949-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980 (bulk 1947-1967). Library of Congress
referencedIn Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988. Oral history interview with Richard Phillips Feynman, 1966 March 4 to 4 February 1973. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992. Oral history interview with Robert Marshak, 1970. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Hamermesh, M. (Morton), 1915-2003. Nuclear physics : lectures / by Morton Hamermesh. New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, NMT Joseph R. Skeen Library; Skeen Library; NMT Library
referencedIn Krause, Ernst Henry, 1913-. Oral History interview with Ernst Henry Krause, 1982. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pound, Robert Vivian, 1919-. Oral History interview with Robert V. Pound, 2003. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bohm, David. Oral history interview with David Bohm, 1981 May 8. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Mehra, Jagdish. Jagdish Mehra collection, 1924-2001 University of Houston, M.D. Anderson Library
referencedIn Kroll, Norman Myles 1922-. Oral History interview with Norman M. Kroll, 1986 June 28. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn J. Robert Oppenheimer Papers, 1799-1980, (bulk 1947-1967) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf American Physical Society. Meeting (1966 : Washington, D.C.). Invited papers [sound recording] : American Physical Society Meeting, 1966 April 28. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994. Papers, 1925-1989. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. Papers of J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1921-1980 (bulk 1947-1967). Library of Congress
referencedIn MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002. Oral history interview with Gordon J. MacDonald, 1986 April 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Bohm, David. person
associatedWith Clapp, Roger Edge, 1919-1990. person
associatedWith Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988. person
associatedWith Hamermesh, M. (Morton), 1915-2003. person
associatedWith Krause, Ernst Henry, 1913- person
associatedWith Kroll, Norman Myles 1922- person
associatedWith Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. corporateBody
associatedWith MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002. person
associatedWith Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992. person
associatedWith Mehra, Jagdish. person
correspondedWith Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. person
associatedWith Pound, Robert Vivian, 1919- person
associatedWith Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. person
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