Langevin, Jean on 1963 January 11: in French.

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Abstract/Description: This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with circa 100 atomic and quantum physicists. Subjects discuss their family backgrounds, how they became interested in physics, their educations, people who influenced them, their careers including social influences on the conditions of research, and the state of atomic, nuclear, and quantum physics during the period in which they worked. Discussions of scientific matters relate to work that was done between approximately 1900 and 1930, with an emphasis on the discovery and interpretations of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. Also prominently mentioned are: Emile Borel, Bouasse, Marcel Brillouin, Louis de Broglie, Maurice de Broglie, François Bruhat, Aimé Cotton, Paul Ehrenfest, Albert Einstein, Paul Langevin, Jean Perrin, Emile Picard, Arnold Sommerfeld; Ecole Normale Supèrieure, Ecole Polytechnique, and Université de Paris.
Subject(s): Borel, Emile
Brillouin, Marcel Louis, 1889-
Broglie, Louis de, 1892-1987
Broglie, Maurice de
Bruhat, F. (François)
Cotton, Aimé Auguste, 1869-1951
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Langevin, Jean
Langevin, Paul, 1872-1946
Perrin, Jean, 1870-1942
Picard, Emile, 1856-1941
Sommerfeld, Arnold, 1868-1951
École normale supérieure (France)
Ecole polytechnique (France)
Université de Paris.
Atomic theory
Nuclear physics
Quantum theory
Science -- History