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Document Details


Title: Britton Chance
Local code: 090
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rutgers University. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Oral History Center
Collection: Rad Lab Interviews
Description: Britton Chance received two Ph.D.s, the first in Physical Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1940, and the second in Biology from Cambridge University in 1942. From 1941 to 1946 he worked in the MIT Radiation Laboratory. He served as head of Group 63 (Precision) from 1942 to 1945 and as associate head for Division 6 (Receiver Components) from 1943 to 1945. After the war, he served as the technical editor of the Rad Lab Technical Series.
URL: http://www.ieee.org/portal/cms_docs_iportals/iportals/aboutus/history_center/oral_history/pdfs/Chance090.pdf
Restrictions: This manuscript is being made available for research purposes only. All literary rights in the manuscript, including the right to publish, are reserved to the IEEE History Center. No part of the manuscript may be quoted for publication without the written permission of the Director of IEEE History Center.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Chance, Britton
Speaker occupation: Inventor; Scientist
Document location: Boston, MA
Document date: 12-Jun-1991
Interviewer: Goldstein, Andrew
Organizations discussed: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Locations discussed: Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cambridge, MA; Electric engineering; Information technology; Laboratory technicians--Massachusetts; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; North America; Oral history; Physical sciences; Radiation; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: MIT Radiation Laboratory
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023016-24468