Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999.


Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-. Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999.

Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999.

Interview focuses briefly personal details of Philip Anderson's life and almost exclusively on technicial aspects of Anderson's research. After discussing his undergraduate and graduate education at Harvard including his research on spectral lines, he begins the technical aspects of the interview by reviewing his interest in antiferromagnetism and his time in Japan. Included in this is his thoughts on the organization of the Japanese scientific community. The second half of the interview deals interely with his interest in superconductitity and localized moments. Within this general topic there is some treatment of his thoughts on the time that he spend in Cambridge, MA.

Sound recording: (Six sessions), 12 cassette tapes.Transcript: 108 pp.

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