Kerst and Betatrons | University of Illinois Archives

Title:
Kerst and Betatrons
Date:
May 13, 1942
Description:

Black and white photograph of Donald W. Kerst (1911-93) , professor of physics (1938-57), and developer of the betatron.  The first betatron device rests on a table before him, while a then-new second betatron is visible in the background.

From  the Public Information Office caption on the verso:

"Betatron developer Prof. D.W. Kerst, with first betatron, 2,000,000 electron volts power, beside new, second betatron, 20,000,000 volts power [sic]."

See also http://physics.illinois.edu/history/Betatron.asp

Found in RS 39/2/20, RES-2

Phys. Desc:

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Original print is 12.8 x 10.1 cm

ID:
0006784
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University of Illinois Archives
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