Arthur Holly Compton, PhD

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1923-1945 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
 1945-1961 Physics Washington University, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 
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Quantum mechanics
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(1892 - 1962)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/20001724.html
https://www.aip.org/history/acap/biographies/bio.jsp?comptona
http://library.nd.edu/chemistry/resources/genealogy/physics/documents/ComptonAH.pdf
http://www.encyclopedia.com/people/science-and-technology/physics-biographies/arthur-holly-compton His Ph.D. thesis, begun under O. W. Richardson and completed under H. L. Cooke, began his interest in X-ray diffraction and scattering.
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Owen Willans Richardson grad student Princeton
H. Lester Cooke grad student 1917 Princeton
 (The intensity of X-ray reflection, and the distribution of the electrons in atoms)

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Joyce Alvin Bearden grad student 1926 Chicago
Robert S. Shankland grad student 1935 Chicago
Luis W. Alvarez grad student 1936 Chicago
Piara Singh Gill grad student 1940 Chicago
Donald J. Hughes grad student 1940 Chicago
Maurice Mandel Shapiro grad student 1942 Chicago (Astronomy Tree)
James Martin Benade research scientist Chicago
Bruno Benedetto Rossi research scientist 1939-1940 Chicago
Marcel Schein research scientist 1938-1943 Chicago
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Compton AH. (1961) The Scattering of X Rays as Particles American Journal of Physics. 29: 817-820
Compton AH. (1957) Nuclear energy and the growth of man Nature. 180: 1157-1159
COMPTON AH. (1946) Atomic energy as a human asset. Nature. 157: 146-51
Compton AH. (1945) SCIENCE AND OUR NATION'S FUTURE. Science (New York, N.Y.). 101: 207-9
Barker JW, Caldwell OW, Cannon WB, et al. (1944) RESOLUTION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Science (New York, N.Y.). 99: 159-60
Compton AH. (1944) WHAT SCIENCE REQUIRES OF THE NEW WORLD. Science (New York, N.Y.). 99: 23-8
Compton AH. (1940) Effect of an eclipse on cosmic rays [2] Physical Review. 58: 841
Compton AH. (1940) What we have learned from scattered x-rays Journal of the Franklin Institute. 230: 149-157
Monk AT, Compton AH. (1939) Recurrence phenomena in cosmic-ray intensity Reviews of Modern Physics. 11: 173-179
Compton AH, Gill PS. (1939) Cosmic rays on the Pacific Ocean Reviews of Modern Physics. 11: 136
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