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Guide to the William M. Fairbank Papers
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Description
Correspondence, notes, talks, papers, graphs and charts, articles, reports, research proposals, laboratory notebooks, and photographs largely related to his research projects, including free fall experiment, gravity gradiometer, lambda point experiment, gravitational radiation, HE³ nuclear gyro, magnetic susceptometer, and magnetocardiography.
Background
Professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University. Fairbank earned his Ph.D. from Yale in 1948; he taught at Amherst College and Duke University before joining the Stanford faculty in 1959. His research interests included superconductivity, gravity waves, individual quarks and monopoles.
Extent
10.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.