Donald William Kerst

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1938-1957 Physics University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
 1962-1980 Physics University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 
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Plasma physics
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(1911 - 1993)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/53854.html
https://www.aip.org/history/acap/biographies/bio.jsp?kerstd
https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/4715-1 ...Kerst was a student of Ray Herb, a Van de Graaff expert at the University of Wisconsin. Kerst had gotten his PhD under Herb...
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http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1937PhDT.........6K
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Raymond George Herb grad student 1937 UW Madison
 (The Development of Electrostatic Generators in Air Pressure and Applications to Excitation Functions of Nuclear Reactions.)

Children

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Julien Clinton Sprott grad student 1969 UW Madison (MathTree)
King-Lap Wong grad student 1975 UW Madison
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Almagri AF, Assadi S, Prager SC, et al. (1992) Locked modes and magnetic field errors in the Madison Symmetric Torus Physics of Fluids B. 4: 4080-4085
Dexter RN, Kerst DW, Lovell TW, et al. (1991) Madison Symmetric Torus Fusion Technology. 19: 131-139
Kerst DW, Sprott JC. (1986) Electrical circuit modeling of conductors with skin effect Journal of Applied Physics. 60: 475-481
Strait EJ, Kerst DW, Sprott JC. (1978) Experimental demonstration of E x B plasma divertor Physics of Fluids. 21: 2342-2345
Scott MB, Hanson AO, Kerst DW. (1955) Electro- and photodisintegration cross sections of Cu63 Physical Review. 100: 209-214
Herb RG, Kerst DW, Parkinson DB, et al. (1939) The Scattering of Protons by Protons Physical Review. 55: 998-1017
Herb RG, Parkinson DB, Kerst DW. (1937) The development and performance of an electrostatic generator operating under high air pressure Physical Review. 51: 75-83
Herb RG, Kerst DW, McKibben JL. (1937) Gamma-rays from light elements due to proton bombardment Physical Review. 51: 691-698
Herb RG, Parkinson DB, Kerst DW. (1935) Yield of alpha-particles from lithium films bombarded by protons Physical Review. 48: 118-124
Herb RG, Parkinson DB, Kerst DW. (1935) A van de graaff electrostatic generator operating under high air pressure Review of Scientific Instruments. 6: 261-265
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