Dr. William Phillips Innovative Lives Presentation, April 27, 2001
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Phillips, William Dr. 1948-
1 cu. ft.: 4 boxes
Mini DV (Videotape format)
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
April 27, 2001
Born November 5, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. B.S., Juniata College, 1970; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976.
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.
Dr. William Phillips Innovative Lives Presentation, April 27, 2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History