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Max Dresden, 1918 - 1997

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

Max Dresden. SLAC Photo mc0346

Professional and Biographical Information

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 are available online, and can be viewed (via RealPlayer).

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 preliminary descriptions of the Max Dresden Papers held by the AHRO.

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