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Archives, History & Records Office

Hours: By appointment Monday-Friday during regular work hours.


  • Archives E-mail: slacarc[@]
  • RM E-mail: recordsmgt[@]
  • Phone: (650)926-3091
  • Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Thomas Elioff, 1933-2019

SLAC PEP, PEP-II, and SPEAR3 Deputy Director

Tom Elioff at SPEAR3 dedication (2004)

Professional and Biographical Information

  • Ph.D. (physics), UC Berkeley, 1960
  • Accelerator physicist (LBL), 1960-1970
  • Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Research, 1970-1972
  • Accelerator and Fusion Research Division Group Leader (LBL), 1973-1982
  • PEP Deputy Director, 1975-1980
  • Director for the National Center for Advanced Materials (LBL), 1982-1985
  • Superconducting Super Collider, Director for Project Planning, 1984-1993
  • PEP-II Deputy Director, 1993-1998
  • LBL, 1998-2000
  • SPEAR3 Deputy Project Director/Director, 1999-2004

Technical Publications

Tom Elioff's inSPIRE profile

Archival Materials

SLAC Newsletter Articles

Tom Elioff collection held by the SLAC Archives, History & Records Office are being processed, and are not yet open for research. SLAC staff may access a description. Archived photos of Tom Elioff may be found in the SLAC catalog of the SALLIE image repository.

Elioff's SLAC retirement celebration, 4/3/2004 SPEAR3 Receives DOE Award for Excellence (2004) PEP Groundbreaking Ceremony, 6/2/1977

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Last Updated: 09/05/2019