Table of contents for True genius : the life and science of John Bardeen : the only winner of two Nobel Prizes in physics / Lillian Hoddeson, Vicki Daitch.


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Preface                                                 ix

1 The Question of Genius                               1

2 Roots                                                8

3 To Be an Engineer                                    28

4 A Graduate Student's Paradise                        45

5 Many-Body Beginnings                                 66

6 Academic Life                                        83

7 Engineering for National Defense                     99

8 The Transistor                                      115

9 The Break from Bell                                 142

10 Homecoming                                          165



11 Cracking the Riddle of Superconductivity           190

12 Two Nobels Are Better Than One Hole in One         219

13 A Hand in Industry                                 241

14 Citizen of Science                                 254

15 Pins and Needles and Waves                         284

16 Last Journey                                       301

17 Epilogue: True Genius and How to Cultivate It     314

Bibliography                                          331

Acknowledgments                                       359

Notes                                                 363

Index                                                 445





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Bardeen, John, Physicists United States Biography, Superconductivity