Interview with Stefan F. Smerd on 6 March 1978
Stefan F. Smerd, 1916-1978. Interviewed 6 March 1978 at CSIRO/Radiophysics in Sydney, length of interview: 85 minutes.
Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III
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Sullivan, Woodruff T., III
Smerd, Stefan F.
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Audio cassette tape
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.
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Papers of Woodruff T. Sullivan III, “Interview with Stefan F. Smerd on 6 March 1978,” NRAO Archives, accessed April 2, 2023, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/15202.