Oral history interviews. Materials science: NSF Science and Technology Center for Superconductivity (STCS), 1996-1997.


Oral history interviews. Materials science: NSF Science and Technology Center for Superconductivity (STCS), 1996-1997.

Interviews include: Merwyn Brodsky (Argonne National Laboratory), Miles Klein (University of Illinois, Urbana), and Ken Poeppelmeier (Northwestern University).

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