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Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection

Creator:
Chi, Andrew  Search this
Names:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Charts
Correspondence
Graphs
Memorandums
Proceedings
Reports
Date:
1959-1980
Summary:
The collection consists of the papers of scientist Andrew Chi, documenting his work on the Cesium 133 atomic clock, and its relevance to the Global Positioning System.
Scope and Contents:
The collections contains correspondence, memorandum, and journal articles related to the Cesium 133 atomic clock. Many of the documents relate to the U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) which was formed to prepare documents to dtermine the United States position in relating to worldwide service of standard frequency and time-signal emmssions. The CCIR is an advisory arm on technical matters to the International Telecommunicaytions Union (ITU).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) Materials, 1964-1980

Series 2: Other Materials, 1959-1977
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew R. Chi was head of the Timing Systems Section, Space Data Control Branch, at the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Atomic clocks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Charts
Correspondence -- 20th century
Graphs
Memorandums -- 1950-2000
Proceedings
Reports -- 20th century
Citation:
Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1264
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f8a1e49d-9a37-4788-b1c0-07d3ff621281
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Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection

Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Extent:
65 Cubic feet (124 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-2012, undated
Summary:
Duncan Schiedt (1921-2014) was a jazz scholar, writer, photographer, film maker, researcher and pianist. He authored four books relating to jazz history. Many of his photographs and articles were featured in magazines, periodicals and documentaries. Schiedt also collected the work of other photographers on the subject of jazz. The collection primarily consists of photographs created by or collected by Mr. Schiedt.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of Schiedt's own photographs of jazz performers, photographs of jazz performers taken by other photographers, research notes, films, and recordings of jazz.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into five series.

Series 1: Background Information and Research Materials, 1915-2012, undated

Series 2: Photographic Materials, 1900-2012, undated

Subseries 2.1: Historical Photographs and Negatives, 1915-2012

Subseries 2.2: Artist Files Photographs, 1900-2000, undated

Subseries 2.3: Subject Files Photographs, 1916-2002, undated

Subseries 2.4: Roscoe Allen Photographic Prints, undated

Subseries 2.5: Individual Instrumentalists Photographic Prints and Negatives, 1938-1990, undated

Subseries 2.6: John Minor Negatives, undated

Subseries 2.7: Indianapolis Theater Photographic Prints and Negatives, 1935-1956, undated

Subseries 2.8: Theater and Vaudeville Negatives, 1910-1948, undated

Subseries 2.9: Glass Plate Negatives and Copy Prints, undated

Subseries 2.10: Publicity and Festival Negatives, 1930-1962, undated

Series 3: Charles T (Ted) Grubb Papers, 1919-1999, undated

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1901-1950, undated

Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, undated
Biographical / Historical:
For over sixty-five years, professional photographer Duncan Preston Schiedt combined his love of jazz with his love of photography. Born in 1921 in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Jacob and Kitty Schiedt, he later moved with his family to New York City. In the mid-1930s, he discovered the two loves of his life. Ironically, he first heard jazz or "swing music" as it was then known in a radio broadcast while attending a boys' school in England in 1936. Back in the States by 1938, he was enthralled when a friend showed him his basement darkroom and taught him how to develop film. He soon bought his own camera and began taking pictures in the Times Square movie palaces, nightclubs, and big band shows of New York. In World War II, he served as a cameraman in the Army Air Force, where he recorded atomic bomb tests in the western Pacific area, including Bikini Atoll.

In 1950, Schiedt married Betty Benjamin and moved to Hollywood where he worked at the Atomic Energy Commission's film laboratory for eight months. After returning to civilian life, he worked as a photographer in advertising in New York before moving in 1951 to Pittsboro, Indiana, where his parents had relocated. He had two children, Cameron and Leslie.

Thereafter, his interests in jazz and photography merged and became more than a hobby, as he transformed himself into one of the country's leading jazz historians and photographers. He traveled the country to photograph performers in movie houses, night clubs, big-band shows, jazz festivals, and other venues. Schiedt always shot in black and white, since to him that was the essence of jazz. As he wrote in the introduction to his book, Jazz in Black and White: The Photographs of Duncan Schiedt, "Jazz is a black and white music. Its range, from blinding brilliance to deepest shadings, seems to demand the drama that black and white can so easily provide. Consequently, when I take a photograph of a jazz subject, I see it in those terms."

He processed all his own film in his own darkroom so that any picture bearing his name was totally his own work. His photographs have been exhibited in numerous galleries, including the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, the Chicago Public Library, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Pensacola Art Museum. While shooting, Schiedt also interviewed his subjects, and those interviews added to his ever-growing scholarship in the field. He was the author of three books, The Jazz State of Indiana, Twelve Lives in Jazz,and Jazz in Black and White: The Photographs of Duncan Schiedt, and co-author of Ain't Misbehavin': The Story of Fats Waller. His photographs and articles have been published in the leading jazz periodicals and magazines. Over the years, he also amassed a first-rate collection of historical photographs of jazz musicians. Both his historical photographs and his original work were featured extensively in Ken Burns' Public Broadcasting Station series "Jazz." Duncan Schiedt died on March 12, 2014.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Leonard Gaskin Papers, NMAH.AC.0900
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Duncan Schiedt's daughter and son, Leslie Michel and Cameron Schiedt.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Music  Search this
Citation:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1323
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1323
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Beam steering at the nanosecond time scale with an atomically thin reflector

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Andersen, Trond I.  Search this
Gelly, Ryan J.  Search this
Scuri, Giovanni  Search this
Dwyer, Bo L.  Search this
Wild, Dominik S.  Search this
Bekenstein, Rivka  Search this
Sushko, Andrey  Search this
Sung, Jiho  Search this
Zhou, You  Search this
Zibrov, Alexander A.  Search this
Liu, Xiaoling  Search this
Joe, Andrew Y.  Search this
Watanabe, Kenji  Search this
Taniguchi, Takashi  Search this
Yelin, Susanne F.  Search this
Kim, Philip  Search this
Park, Hongkun  Search this
Lukin, Mikhail D.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2022
Citation:
Andersen, Trond I., Gelly, Ryan J., Scuri, Giovanni, Dwyer, Bo L., Wild, Dominik S., Bekenstein, Rivka, Sushko, Andrey, Sung, Jiho, Zhou, You, Zibrov, Alexander A., Liu, Xiaoling, Joe, Andrew Y., Watanabe, Kenji, Taniguchi, Takashi, Yelin, Susanne F., Kim, Philip, Park, Hongkun, and Lukin, Mikhail D. 2022. "Beam steering at the nanosecond time scale with an atomically thin reflector." Nature Communications, 13 3431. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29976-0.
Identifier:
167431
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29976-0
ISSN:
2041-1723
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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edanmdm:slasro_167431

Artificial atoms from cold bosons in one dimension

Author:
Brauneis, Fabian  Search this
Backert, Timothy G.  Search this
Mistakidis, Simeon I.  Search this
Lemeshko, Mikhail  Search this
Hammer, Hans-Werner  Search this
Volosniev, Artem G.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2022
Citation:
Brauneis, Fabian, Backert, Timothy G., Mistakidis, Simeon I., Lemeshko, Mikhail, Hammer, Hans-Werner, and Volosniev, Artem G. 2022. "Artificial atoms from cold bosons in one dimension." New Journal of Physics, 24 063036. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ac78d8.
Identifier:
167433
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ac78d8
ISSN:
1367-2630
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edanmdm:slasro_167433

The Enola Gay

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lesson Plans
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2020-09-04T20:30:00.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Enola Gay Circle R Insignia

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2014-11-28T21:03:26.000Z
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Seeing the Unseeable: Capturing an Image of a Black Hole

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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2020-06-03T00:50:44.000Z
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Here At The Smithsonian: Keeping Perfect Time

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2021-08-31T12:36:13.000Z
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Pushing the Envelope: The Art and Science of Ballooning - STEM in 30

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2020-10-01T17:00:12.000Z
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The Astonishing Growth of Nuclear Weapons in the 1950s

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2019-06-14T15:30:00.000Z
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The Astonishing Spying Capabilities of This U.S. Satellite

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How 1950s Las Vegas Sold Atomic Bomb Tests as Tourism

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2017-03-31T11:00:01.000Z
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The Effect of the Atomic Bomb That No One Expected

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Was Ethel Rosenberg Wrongly Convicted as a Russian Spy?

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This U.S. Spy Satellite Was a Cold War Game Changer

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Harrowing Accounts from Hiroshima Survivors

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2015-08-19T15:58:53.000Z
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A Rare Look at the Secret Site of the Atomic Bomb

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This Is the Only Color Photo of the First Atomic Explosion

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What Secrets Lie in The Hope Diamond?

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Harrowing Accounts from Hiroshima Survivors

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