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On the Frontier / Edition 1
     

On the Frontier / Edition 1

by Frederick Seitz
 

ISBN-10: 1563961970

ISBN-13: 9781563961977

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: American Inst. of Physics

Market: General physics community, especially those in condensed matter and crystallography, as well as historians of science. This revealing autobiography by a prominent physicist and distinguished member of the physics community spans the past 60 years. From the people he knew to the events he witnessed, Frederick Seitz's engrossing book covers key developments

Overview

Market: General physics community, especially those in condensed matter and crystallography, as well as historians of science. This revealing autobiography by a prominent physicist and distinguished member of the physics community spans the past 60 years. From the people he knew to the events he witnessed, Frederick Seitz's engrossing book covers key developments in physics since the 1930s and includes many anecdotes and never before published photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563961977
Publisher:
American Inst. of Physics
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Edition description:
1994
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents: 1. Early Years. 2. Elementary School. 3. High School. 4. Undergraduate college. 5. Princeton Years. 6. University of Rochester. 7. General Electric Laboratory. 8. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh World War II. 9. Applied research 1939-1945. 10. Post-war Carnegie Institute of Technology. 11. The University of Illinois, 1949-1965. 12. The NATO Science Office, 1959-1960. 13. The National Academy of Sciences, 1962 -1969. 14. The Rockefeller University, 1968-1978. 15. 1978 and Beyond. 16. Reflections.

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