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Olexander Smakula papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0577

Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activities of Olexander Smakula.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

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.

Extent

5 Cubic Feet (5 record cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Location

Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Processing Information note

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Title
Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of Alexander Smakula
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 December 1: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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