Interview with Stefan F. Smerd on 6 March 1978

Description

Stefan F. Smerd, 1916-1978. Interviewed 6 March 1978 at CSIRO/Radiophysics in Sydney, length of interview: 85 minutes.

Creator

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III

Rights

Contact Archivist for details. See Addresses Needed.

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Sullivan, Woodruff T., III

Interviewee

Smerd, Stefan F.

Original Format of Digital Item

Audio cassette tape

Duration

85 minutes

Interview Date

1978-03-06

Interview Topics

Refugees from Austria via England; war work on magnetron theory; solar physics theory with Westfold at Radiophysics; solar corona and chromospheric models for comparsion of radio observations; state of the field seen in 1953 and 1963 reviews; theory of bursts and plasma processes ≤1963; leadership of Wild and Pawsey.

Series

Working Files Series

Unit

Individuals Unit

Citation

Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with Stefan F. Smerd on 6 March 1978,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed February 23, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15202.