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Alfred O.C. Nier papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua00999
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, research data, instrument designs, conference papers and reports, talks and lectures, and class materials of Alfred O. C. Nier, University of Minnesota physicist best known for his work in mass spectrometer design, the Manhattan Project, and space science research.

Dates: 1930-1996

Otto Herbert Schmitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: ua-01081
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Otto H. Schmitt, professor emeritus of physics and electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota. Materials include professional and personal correspondence, research materials, speeches and presentations, and published and unpublished articles. Schmitt was best known as the founder of the field of biomimetics and his invention of the "Schmitt Trigger" in 1938. He was also heavily involved in research in the field of physiology, held more than 60...
Dates: 1901-1998