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Illinois Institute of Technology. Department of Physics


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

C. Arne Arenberg papers, 1948

Identifier: 003.06.03
Description of the Collection

Three ring-binder with handwritten class notes from lectures and outside readings for what appears to be three different courses: Physics 512 (Spring 1948), Diatomic Molecules (Fall 1948), Atomic Structure (Spring 1948). Also typescript titled "Calculations of the Spectroscopic and Physical Constants of NO [nitric oxide] and also the Thermodynamic Properties." Binder is gray fabric covered with IIT logo of the 1940s stamped in red.

Dates: 1948

Harold M. Spector essay, 2002

Identifier: 003.06.04
Abstract History of Physics Department at Illinois Institute of Technology By Harold N. Spector, Professor Emeritus, Biology, Chemistry and Physical Sciences 4th Revision, November 2002. The origin of the Physics Department at IIT goes back to the early years of Armour Institute of Technology, which is one of the predecessors of IIT, in 1890. At that time, there were only a few physics departments in the U. S. Some physics faculty from the Armour period who had some renown were W. R Smythe, who wrote...
Dates: 2002

John S. Thompson slides, 1948

Identifier: 003.06.05
Description of the Collection Lantern slides believed to have been used by Prof. John S. Thompson to teach nuclear physics at Illinois Institute of Technology prior to 1951. Most of these slides were commercially-produced, though some were assembled in Chicago and perhaps produced specifically for Thompson's classes, bearing images and graphs he had located in various published works. The slides mainly document the effects, both on buildings and humans, of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August...
Dates: 1948

Physics Department collection, 1960-1990

Identifier: 003.06.01
Description of the Collection

1. Physics Graduate Studies, 1964- 1979 2. Physics Program Info 3. Engineering and Applied Physics Program Info

Dates: 1960-1990

Physics Department Events collection, 1967-2012

Identifier: 003.06.02
Description of the Collection

1. Cryogenic Technology Seminars, 1967-1968 2. Physics event honoring Nobel Laureates Dr. Wieman and Dr. Lederman, 2001 3. (location: S31/1/C) DVD of investiture of John F. Zasadzinski in the Schutt Endowed Chair in Physics, April 12, 2012. Speakers include John Anderson, Paul Schutt, Alan Cramb, Russell Betts, and Kenneth Gray.

Dates: 1967-2012

Additional filters:

Atomic bomb 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Endowments 1
Higashihiroshima-shi (Japan) 1
Low temperature research 1

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