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Max Dresden, 1918 - 1997

Visiting Scientist, SLAC
Consulting Professor in History of Physics, Stanford University

Max Dresden (mc0346)

Professional and Biographical Information

  • Memorial for Max Dresden 1997.
  • Kahn, Peter B. In Appreciation: Remembering Max Dresden (1918- 1997). Phys. perspect. 5 (2003) 206-233, 1422-6944/03/020206-28 DOI 10.1007/s00016-003-0167-x. (Includes complete Curriculum Vitae)

Selected Publications

  • The Rise of the Standard Model: Particle physics in the 1960s and 1970s. Proceedings, Conference, Stanford USA, June 24-27, 1992. SLAC-REPRINT-1997-127
  • Physics-particle physics: An Unsettled and unsettling relation. May 1993. SLAC-PUB-6199
  • Pions to quarks: Particle physics in the 1950s. Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on the History of Particle Physics, Batavia, USA, May 1-4, 1985. Fermilab, 1989. Published in Cambridge, UK: Univ.Pr.(1989) 734 p
  • Max Dresden publications indexed in inSPIRE and in Google Scholar
  • Max Dresden Author Profile in inSPIRE

Archival Materials

The Max Dresden 1990-1996 Lectures at SLAC. Streaming media files have been converted and made available to share Max's legacy and joy of physics with a broad audience, including a new generation of young physicists (listed in chronological order):

Max Dresden papers held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are currently being processed and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access descriptions of his papers by clicking this link and entering his last name in the search box at the upper right on that page. Please Ask the Archivist to request more information.

Max Dresden papers are also held in the Faculty Papers collection of Stony Brook University.

Note: Some links on this page open pdf files, which require the free Acrobat Reader.

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