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Dr. William Phillips Innovative Lives Presentation, April 27, 2001

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Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Presenter:
Cater, Anita
Interviewee:
Phillips, William Dr. 1948-
Subject:
Chu, Steven
Cohen-Tannouudji, Claude
Physicists
Physical description:
1 cu. ft.: 4 boxes
Type:
Mini DV (Videotape format)
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Oral history
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Videotapes
Date:
2001
April 27, 2001
1930-2000
1980-2000
20th century
2000-2010
Notes:
Born November 5, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. B.S., Juniata College, 1970; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976.
Summary:
Approx. 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1997). Williams discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize, along with fellow award recipients Steven Chu and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji. Videotapes include: Mini DV (digital), BetaCam SP, and VHS.
Cite as:
Dr. William Phillips Innovative Lives Presentation, April 27, 2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Physicists
Lasers
Nobel Prizes
Inventions
Inventors
Physics
Local number:
2001.3060 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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