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Applied Physics Laboratory

STORMER, Horst Ludwig (born 1949), physicist; Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Columbia University, 1998, now Emeritus; Adjunct Physics Director, Lucent Technologies (formerly AT&T Bell Laboratories), 1997–2006

FIELD, John Edwin (born 1936), Professor of Applied Physics, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, 1994–2003, now Emeritus; Head of Physics and Chemistry of Solids Section, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 1987–2003; Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1964–2003, now Emeritus

TELLER, Edward (1908 - 2003), Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, since 1975; University Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1971–75, then Emeritus (Professor of Physics, 1960–71); Chairman, Department of Applied Science, University of California, 1963–66; Associate Director, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University of California, 1954–75, then Emeritus

GABOR, Dennis (1900 - 1979), Professor Emeritus of Applied Electron Physics in the University of London, at Imperial College of Science and Technology (Reader in Electronics, 1949–58; Professor, 1958–67; Senior Research Fellow, 1967–76); Staff Scientist, CBS Laboratories, Stamford, Connecticut, USA, since 1967

KRISHNAN, Kariamanikkam Srinivasa (1898 - 1961), Hon. Fell., Instn. Telecom. Engineers, 1955; Hon. Mem. Indian Inst. Metals, 1957; Hon. Mem. Operational Research Club, 1957; Meml Council of Honour, Soc. for Visiting Scientists, 1960; Director National Physica. Laboratory of India, since 1947; National Professor since 1958; Hon. Visiting Prof., Delhi Univ., since 1958; Hon. Prof., Ind. Assoc. Cultivation of Science, since 1958; Pres. Nat. Institute of Sciences of India, 1953–54; Pres. Nat. Acad. of Sciences, India, 1945–46; Founder Pres. Bharathi Tamil Sangam; Pres. Delhi Tamil Sangam; Vice-Pres. Indian Acad. of Sciences, 1939–47; Vice-Pres. Indian Assoc. for the Cultivation of Science, 1945–49 and 1953–56; Vice-Pres. Indian Standards Institution, 1953–55; Pres. Physics Section Indian Science Congress, 1939–40; General Pres. Indian Science Congress, 1948–49; Chm., Bd of Res. in Nuclear Science since 1955; Mem. Indian Atomic Energy Commn since 1948; Mem. Scientific Advisory Cttee, to Cabinet, since 1956; First President Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1955–57; Pres. Inst. Metals, India, 1957 and 1958; Chm. Radio Research Cttee since 1950; Mem. Gov. Body CSIR, since 1956; Mem. Board of Scientific and Industrial Research, since 1942; Bd of Engineering Research, since 1953; Mem. Central Adv. Bd Educn, 1956–; Mem. Standing Bd Astronomy, 1956–; Vice-Pres., Internat. Council of Scientific Unions since 1955, and of Internat. Union of Pure and Applied Physics, 1951–57; Mem. Exec. Cttee Internat. Union Crystallography, 1951–54; Mem. Internat. Commission of Weights and Measures, 1958–; Chm. Scientific Advisory Cttee, Unesco, 1955; Chm. Unesco Ed Cttee, Modern Research Trends in Natural Sciences, 1960; Mem. Universities Grants Commission, 1957–; Chairman Indian National Cttee, Internat. Geophys. Year since 1955; Mem. Central Council Sanskrit Education, 1958–; Chm. Sci. Sub-Cttee for Cooperation with Unesco; India’s Representative Pan-Indian Ocean Sci. Assoc., 1957–; Life Mem. Senate Roorkee Univ., 1951–


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A technical and scientific research facility at The Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland. A collaboration between the U.S. government and the university, it began conducting wartime defense research for ...

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