Olexander Smakula papers
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The collection documents the professional activities of Olexander Smakula.
- Smakula, Olexander (Person)
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Olexander Smakula, 1900-1983, was a Ukrainian physicist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He came to MIT in 1951 when he was offered a professorship at the Institute. He specialized in the study of crystalline materials and is known for his invention of anti-reflective lens coatings based on optical interference.
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