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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dan Bolef Papers

Identifier: WUA-03-wua00168
Scope and Contents Included in the collection are course notebooks from Bolef’s graduate studies, and research related papers from his work at Westinghouse; of note are research materials related to masers. Laboratory manuals and other teaching materials, professional correspondence, grant proposals, and other papers related to Bolef’s time in the Physics Department (College of Arts and Sciences) at Washington University are also part of the collection. In addition, there is a large group of materials related...

Washington University Cyclotron Records

Identifier: WUA-01-wua00297
Scope and Contents

This collection covers information about the cyclotron built on the Danforth Campus in 1940 and subsequent redesigns of the cyclotron. It also includes information on the preliminary work towards the Positron Emission Transaxial Tomography Scanners (commonly abbreviated PET) at the School of Medicine. The collection does not include specific information about the cyclotrons at the School of Medicine.

Alexander Langsdorf, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WUA-04-wua00048
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two boxes that chronicle Langsdorf’s research in experimental nuclear physics, the birth of the atomic age, and the legacy of McCarthyism. The material is arranged alphabetically by subject.