Edward L. Garwin, 1933 - 2008
SLAC Professor (Emeritus)
Professional and Biographical Information
- Obituary prepared by Richard and Steven
Garwin and Richard E. Taylor
- Memorial Resolution: Edward Lee Garwin
(1933-2008). Stanford Report, June 17, 2009
- "Ed Garwin Passes Away"
SLAC Today Friday, November 14, 2008
- Polarized Sources Pioneer Prescott Retires (About C.
Prescott retirement, mentions E. L. Garwin contributions) The Interaction Point, November 18, 2005.
- Professor Garwin's
SLAC Faculty page
- Biographical Essay from the 2003 SLAC Employee Service Awards Program, in celebration of
Professor Garwin's December 3, 2002 40th anniversary at SLAC:
"After completing his degree at the University of Chicago and working in the tech industry
in Southern California, Ed Garwin joined SLAC Research Division in late Fall 1962. Ed was heavily involved
in the design of the Linac Beam Dump and consulted on various accelerator vacuum issues. Following completion
of the Linac construction, Ed's newly-formed Physical Electronics group provided a variety of services and
personnel toward the SPEAR storage ring project, including Ed's suggestion that SPEAR would make a fine light
source for surface science investigations. Under Ed's leadership, PEL evolved into a surface science and materials
analysis facility for SLAC and engaged in such exotic projects as ion sputter-microthinning of diamonds, coating
of superconducting flux-concentrator tubes with niobium, and the first use of gallium arsenide as a polarized
photoemission electron source for accelerators. Numerous other interesting projects, small
and large, have passed through Edís group over the decades, always to be met with interest and ingenuity. Edís
current interests are focused on high current (recently achieved), very-high polarization (sneaking up on it)
gallium arsenide-type sources for the NLC, and the causes and remedies for high electric-field breakdown in
accelerating structures." (SLAC Accession 2001-002)
- Polarization Highlights [Talk given by Charles Prescott at
the SLD Collaboration Meeting, St. Francis Yacht Club, October 5, 2001]
- Professor Garwin's Curriculum Vitae (through 1990)(SLAC Accession 2002-020) and
- SLAC Fractional Charge Search Group Team Page.
- October 24, 1973 Letter, Sidney D. Drell, Acting Director
of SLAC to Professor H. Seigmann, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich in re: E.L. Garwin.
profile in inSPIRE
Events and Photos
- For a list of description of photos of Professor Garwin (some with thumbnails) in the SLAC Archives and History Office
collections, please go to our
- T. Maruyama, R. Prepost, E. L. Garwin, C. K. Sinclair, B. Dunham, and S. Kalem,
Enhanced electron spin polarization in photoemission from thin GaAs, Appl. Phys. Lett. 55, 1686 (1989).
- T. Maruyama, E. L. Garwin, R. Prepost, G. H. Zapalac, J. S. Smith, and J. D. Walker,
Observation of strain-enhanced electron-spin polarization in photoemission from InGaAs, Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 2376 (1991).
- T. Maruyama, E. L. Garwin, R. Prepost, and G. H. Zapalac,
Electron-spin polarization in photoemission from strained GaAs grown on GaAs1-xPx, Phys. Rev. B 46, 4261 (1992).
- T. Maruyama, E. L. Garwin, R. A. Mair, R. Prepost, J. S. Smith, and J. D. Walker,
Electron-spin polarization in photoemission from thin AlxGa1-xAs, J. Appl. Phys. 73, 5189 (1993).
- R. A. Mair, R. Prepost, H. Tang, E. L. Garwin, T. Maruyama, and G. Mulhollan,
Anisotropies in strain and quantum efficiency of strained GaAs grown on GaAsP, Phys. Lett. A 212, 231 (1996).
- R. A. Mair, R. Prepost, E. L. Garwin, and T. Maruyama,
Measurement of the deformation potentials for GaAs using polarized photoluminescence, Phys. Lett. A 239, 288 (1998).
- G. A. Mulhollan, A. V. Subashiev, J. E. Clendenin, E. L. Garwin, R. E. Kirby, T. Maruyama, and R. Prepost,
Photovoltage effects in photoemission from thin GaAs layers, Phys. Lett. A 282, 309-318 (2001).
- T. Maruyama, A. Brachmann, J. E. Clendenin, T. Desikan, E. L. Garwin, R. E. Kirby, D.-A. Luh, J. Turner, and R. Prepost,
A very high charge, high polarization gradient-doped strained GaAs photocathode, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A492, 199-211 (2002).
- T. Maruyama, D.-A. Luh, A. Brachmann, J. E. Clendenin, E. L. Garwin, S. Harvey, R. E. Kirby, C. Y. Prescott, and R. Prepost,
Atomic hydrogen cleaning of polarized GaAs photocathodes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 4184-4186 (2003).
- T. Maruyama, D.-A. Luh, A. Brachmann, J. E. Clendenin, E. L. Garwin, S. Harvey, J. Jiang, R. E. Kirby, C. Y. Prescott, and R. Prepost,
Systematic study of polarized electron emission from strained GaAs/GaAsP superlattice photocathodes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2640-2642 (2004).
For a more complete list of Professor Garwin's Technical
Publications, please see the entries in
The Garwin Papers held by the SLAC Archives and History Office are currently being processed, and are not yet open for
research. SLAC staff may access descriptions of the Garwin Papers held by the Archives by following this
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