Harteck, Paul on 1984 August 22: in German.

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Abstract/Description: Assistant to Fritz Haber in Universität Berlin; study with Ernest Rutherford in England. Physical chemistry as boundary area between nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry. Harteck's working style, taking up new topics as a type of training. World War II as a stimulus for nuclear energy; the organization of the German uranium project; experiment with carbon dioxide; heavy water in Norway and in Germany; the effect of war on relations between scientists; plutonium; Werner Heisenberg and his circle; Gustav Hertz. Denunciation of Harteck to the Gestapo by a colleague; the German nuclear reactor experiments during the war; isotope separation. Harteck's decision to emigrate to America; Russia, East Germany, and reasons for leaving Germany. Atomic bombs; Farm Hall and the German scientists in Allied custody at the end of the war. Also prominently mentioned are: Brun, Bütefisch, Kurt Diebner, Abraham Esau, Walther Groth, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, and von Hedwig.
Subject(s): Diebner, Kurt
Esau, Abraham
Groth, Walther
Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934
Harteck, Paul, 1902-
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Hertz, Gustav, 1887-
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
von Hedwig
Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin
Atomic bomb
Carbon dioxide
Chemistry, Physical and theoretical
Deuterium oxide
Isotope separation
Nuclear chemistry
Nuclear energy
Nuclear physics -- Germany
Nuclear reactors
Science -- International cooperation
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science