Peter Axel Papers, 1940-82
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Brief Description: Paper of Peter Axel, M.S. PhD. '49, (1923-83), professor of physics (1948-83), including correspondence (1946-82), physics course materials (1946-76), budgets, manuscripts, notes, proposals, publications (1949-82), reports, technical notes, biographical information (1955-76), conference announcements and programs (1950-83), Axel's student course notes (1940, 1946-48) and related material on teaching and research in nuclear physics, photonuclear reactions and the compound nucleus, lower energy superconducting accelerators, radioactivity, electronics and nuclear instrumentation.  The papers include material on physics departmental committees and responsibilities (1946-82); University Senate, boards and committees (1960-61, 1969-83); academic staff appointments (1968-82); graduate students (1950-82); visiting researchers (1957-79); nuclear physics curriculum (1965-75); Physics Research Laboratory (1966-82); 22 MeV Betatron (1951-62); monochromator (1953-61); LINAC superconducting accelerator (1963-75); MUSL-2 accelerator (1975-81); American Physical Society, Division of Nuclear Physics (1967-82); Argonne National Laboratory (1966-72); Gordon Research Conference on Photonuclear Reactions (1959-77) and nuclear structure physics (1980-82); National Science Foundation, Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (1975-82) and grants; MIT, Radiation Laboratory (1940-46) and consulting (1946-55).
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Record Series Number: 11/10/34
Created by: Axel, Peter (1923-1983)
Volume: 16.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/2/1983
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Arrangement: By type of activity and chronolgical or alphabetical thereunder
Subject Index
American Physical Society
Argonne National Laboratory
Association of American Law Schools - Faculty Recruitment
Atomic Energy
Bendix Aviation Corporation
Bohr Instutute, Niels
Course Materials
Faculty Papers
Gordon Research Conferences
International Programs
Linac Accelerators
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Nuclear Fission
Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Structure
Particle Physics
Photonuclear Reactions
Physics Department
Physics Research Laboratory
Superconducting Accelerators
University Club
University Research Board
University Senate
Vacuum Tube Circuits
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]