Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 2000 August 5.


Oral history interview with William Conyers Herring, 2000 August 5.

Discusses his work in solid state physics, band theory, research relating anit-submarine warfare during World War II, physics in the Soviet Union, working at Bell Laboratories in the late 1940s; antisemitism in the field of physics; working with William Shockley. Persons prominently mentioned include: John C. Slater, Albert Gordon Hill, John Bardeen.

Transcript, 37 pp.


SNAC Resource ID: 8206754

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Bardeen, John

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