M. Stanley Livingston

Male, Deceased Person

1905 – 1986

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Who was M. Stanley Livingston?

Milton Stanley Livingston was an American accelerator physicist, co-inventor of the cyclotron with Ernest Lawrence, and co-discoverer with Ernest Courant and Hartland Snyder of the strong focusing principle, which allowed development of modern large-scale particle accelerators. He built cyclotrons at the University of California, Cornell University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During World War II, he served in the operations research group at the Office of Naval Research.

Livingston was the chairman of the Accelerator Project at Brookhaven National Laboratory, director of the Cambridge Electron Accelerator, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a professor of physics at MIT, and a recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award from the United States Department of Energy. He was Associate Director of the National Accelerator Laboratory from 1967 to 1970.

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Born
May 25, 1905
Brodhead
Also known as
  • Ливингстон, Милтон Стэнли
Education
  • Dartmouth College
Died
1986
Santa Fe

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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