Oral history interview with Hans Bethe, 1981 April 29.

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Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005. Oral history interview with Hans Bethe, 1981 April 29.

Oral history interview with Hans Bethe, 1981 April 29.

Research in solid state physics from period of Sommerfeld's institute; thesis, work in Frankfurt and Stuttgart; writing of Sommerfeld-Bethe Handbuch article. Also prominently mentioned are: Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Felix Bloch, Clinton Joseph Davisson, Lester Halbert Germer, Werner Heisenberg, Irwin Madelung, Herman Francis Mark, Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, Robert Wichard Pohl, Erwin Schrödinger, and Arnold Sommerfeld.

Sound recording: 2 cassettes (ca. 2 hrs), 1 session.Transcript: 30 p.

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