Francis Bitter

Francis Bitter

Fellow: Awarded 1933
Field of Study: Physics

Competition: US & Canada

Westinghouse Research Laboratory

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

BITTER, FRANCIS: Appointed for studies in the field of magnetism with especial reference to the structure of crystals, chiefly at the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1933.

Born July 22, 1902, at Weehawken, New Jersey. Education:  University of Chicago, 1919–22; Columbia University, A.B., 1924, Ph.D., 1928; University of Berlin, 1925–26. National Research Fellow, Princeton University and California Institute of Technology, 1928–30.

Research Physicist, 1930–33, Westinghouse Laboratories.

Publications:  Articles in Physical Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Physikalische Zeitschrift, Mechanical Engineering, Metallwirtschaft.



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