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BOX 260-296 Academic File, 1946-1999
Computation notebooks, technical memoranda, notebooks on physics, grade books, course and seminar files, student experiments, published and unpublished writings, drafts and notes, abstracts, correspondence, calculations, diagrams, illustrations, photographs, subject files, grant and project files, budgets, reports, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by topic or type of material.
BOX 260 Computation notebooks
Low, William, vol. 1, 1948, Aug.-1949, May
Townes, Charles H.
Vols. 1-2, 1948, Jan.-1951, July
Vols. 3-4, 1951, July-1965, May
Vols. 5-6, 1965, June-1977, Nov.
BOX 261 Vols. 7-8, 1977, Nov.-1994, Aug.
Courses
Classes
In Europe
Physics, 1950-1955
Quantum Electronics, summer school, Varenna, Italy, 1963, Aug.
Physics 115, atomic physics, 1948-1951
Physics 116, atomic physics, 1949-1951
Physics 125, vector analysis, 1949-1952
BOX 262 Physics 146, nuclear physics, circa 1946
Physics 218, optics, 1948
Physics 237-238, quantum mechanics, 1953
Physics 248, astrophysics seminar, selected topics in astrophysics, 1969-1977
Physics 250, radioactive physics, Spring, 1971
(2 folders)
Physics 252, microwave physics, 1948-1949, 1955
(2 folders)
Physics 290I, astrophysics seminar
Fall, 1967
Winter, 1970
Fall, 1975
Fall, 1978
BOX 263 Fall, 1981
(2 folders)
Physics H190, senior seminar, Spring, 1976
Physics, unnumbered
Quantum mechanical theory of metal and alloys, undated
Quantum mechanics, 1946
Unidentified lecture, undated
Unidentified notes, 1972-1976
Grade books, 1948-1958
Graduate students
Articles, papers, and theses
Published
1951-1957
(7 folders)
BOX 264 1958-1961, 1971-1980
(14 folders)
Unpublished
Abella, Isaac D., and Townes, 1962
Beck, Sara Chaya, 1981
Giordmaine, Joseph A., Franklin R. Nash, and Townes, circa 1959
(2 folders)
Harris, Andrew, 1984
BOX 265 Ottusch, John J., and Townes, 1985-1987
(2 folders)
Werner, Michael, and Townes, 1971-1974
(5 folders)
BOX 266 (2 folders)
Atmospheric and Space Sciences Group, 1968-1971
"Cluster Group" of advisees, 1976-1981, undated
(2 folders)
Computation notebooks
Set A
Vols. I-II, 100μ heterodyne experiment, 1979, Apr. 1982, Sept., Samuel D. Gasster
Vol. III, far infrared molecular laser/CO2 laser system for heterodyne experiment, 1981, Jan.-1982, Sept., Aniruddha Das and Samuel D. Gasster
BOX 267 Vol. IV, far infrared heterodyne detectors: photoconductive mixers, 1982, Sept.-1983, Apr., Aniruddha Das and Samuel D. Gasster
Vol. V, optically pumped far infrared laser system, 1982, Nov. 1985, Mar., Samuel D. Gasster
Vol. VI, far infrared heterodyne detectors: photoconductive mixers, 1983, May-1984, Dec., Samuel D. Gasster and Eric Gustafson
Vol. VII, far infrared heterodyne detectors: photoconductive mixers, 1984, Dec.-1985, Apr., Eric Gustafson
BOX 268 Set B
Vol. I, 100μm spectrometer, 1978, May-1979, May, John W. V. Storey and Dan M. Watson
Vol. II, 100μm airborne spectrometer, 1979, May-1980, Mar., John W. V. Storey and Dan M. Watson
Vol. III, 100μm airborne spectrometer, 1980, Mar. 1981, Sept., Reinhard Genzel, John W. V. Storey, and Dan M. Watson
Vol. IV, 100μm spectrometer, 1981, Sept.-1983, Sept., Michael K. Crawford, Reinhard Genzel, and Dan M. Watson
BOX 269 Set C
Vol. I, impurity photoconductivity in Ge, 1982, Sept. 1984, July, and 1984, Nov., Samuel D. Gasster
Vol. II, new scanning Fabry-Perot, 1983, Nov. 1984, Mar., John B. Lugten and Michael K. Crawford
Exams and notes, 1956-1957, undated
(2 folders)
Laser modulation project
Cheo, Peter K., CO2 laser modulator, 1974-1977
Chiao, Raymond Y., correspondence and articles, 1978-1982, undated
Etching, 1974-1979
Miscellaneous, 1961-1983, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 270 Modulators, 1972-1982, undated
Optical wave guides/IO, 1970-1982
(2 folders)
Photoelastic waveguides, 1961, 1970, 1979-1980
Slot lines/microwaves, 1969-1973, 1982
Maser group
18 centimeter OH project, 1963-1974, undated
(2 folders)
Cyanoacetylene, 1971-1976
Evaporation, 1966-1972, undated
Integrated microwave circuits, 1958, 1969, undated
Interstellar X-ogen, HCO+, and HCO, 1970-1976, undated
Magnetic field measurement, 1966-1968
Maser paper material, 1974-1976
BOX 271 Masers
8 millimeter, 1961-1970, undated
Articles, 1959, 1965-1967
Computation notebook, 1970-1972
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Pasadena, Calif., 1967-1976, undated
(2 folders)
Magnetoresistors, 1969-1971, undated
Microwave electronics, 1963-1964, 1971, undated
Notebook on methanol, 1971-1975, undated
Penzias, Arno A., "Observations and Physics of Dense Neutral Clouds," 1975
Publications
Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, Bedford, Mass., 1970-1971
BOX 272 Bell Telephone System, 1959
Research Laboratory of Electronics, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1966-1969
(2 folders)
Radio galaxies, 1967-1975, undated
Radioastronomy articles, 1957-1959, 1966-1974, undated
Ruby masers, 1958, 1966, undated
Slow-wave structure theory, 1963-1966, 1972, undated
Unidentified graph and printout, undated
Wannier, Peter Gregory, Isotope Abundances in Interstellar Molecule Clouds, dissertation, 1974
Waveguides and resonators, 1962-1970, undated
Yngvesson, K. Sigfrid, "Maser Amplifiers," undated
BOX 273 Memoranda and notes on interferometer design, by Townes, 1982-1985
(3 folders)
Memoranda and notes on interferometer system, by Townes and associates H. Kirk, J. Lugten, B. Sadoulet, J. Storey, and M. Strauss, 1982-1985
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