W. K. H. "Pief" Panofsky, 1919 - 2007
SLAC Professor and Director Emeritus
Stanford University, April 10, 2008
Panofsky Memorial Service
Pief Panofsky Memorial at SLAC, 9/28/2007
Professional and Biographical Information
- Wolfgang K.H.
Panofsky: Scientist and Arms-Control Expert by Vera G. Lüth. Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science. Vol. 63: 1-20
(Volume publication date October 2013) DOI: 10.1146/annurev-nucl-102711-095043
Wolfgang Kurt Hermann Panofsky 1919-2007 National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir by Sidney D. Drell and George H. Trilling. 2010
- Memorial Resolution presented
to the Stanford Faculty Senate, November 5, 2008
A Brief Biography of Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky, Panofsky Fellowship Website
- Biography of
W. K. H. "Pief" Panofsky, Office of the Chief Research Officer, SLAC
W. K. H. Panofsky Wikipedia entry
Obituary, The New York Times, 28 September, 2007
Obituary, The Guardian, 27 September 2007
Obituary, Boston Globe, 28 September 2007
Panofsky Fellowship (SLAC)
- Author profile in inSPIRE
Events and Photos
- W. K. H. Panofsky: 1919-2007, A
Symposium Celebrating Pief. April 10, 2008, Stanford University
- Staff Memorial
for Dr. Panofsky, September 28, 2007
- Nuclear Weapons: Security or Insecurity? SLAC Colloquium,
March 12, 2007 (video and pdf of presentation)
- 1984 Pief-Fest, The SLAC Summer Institute on
Particle Physics: The Sixth Quark (Published as
Panofsky Auditorium Dedication, May 5, 1999
- San Francisco Exploratorium
Lifetime Achievement Award, April 30, 2003.
Pief Panofsky's 85th birthday (2004)
- Chinese Lion Dance honors Panofsky on 86th birthday
- Other Panofsky photo descriptions and thumbnails may
be located by searching on
Panofsky Non-technical publications
- Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H.
Panofsky on Physics, Politics and Peace:
Pief Remembers. W. K. H. Panofsky (Author), Jean Marie Deken (Contributing Editor). New York: Springer, 2007.
construction of SLAC and the Role of R. B. Neal.
of the Symposium on Electron Linear Accelerators in
Honor of Richard B. Neal's 80th Birthday. September 5,
1997. (Published as SLAC-R-526)
The evolution of particle accelerators and Colliders.
Beamline Spring 1997.
Sid Drell and Defense Policy (Presentation for Drell
Symposium, July 31, 1998) audio (Note: Video unavailable. The beginning of the audio is clipped.)
- Panofsky, W. K. H.
An Informal History of SLAC Part Two: The Evolution of
SLAC and Its Program. SLAC Beam Line Special Issue
Number 3, May 1983.
- Panofsky, W. K. H.
Big Physics and Small Physics at Stanford. Stanford
Historical Society, Sandstone and Tile Volume 14, no. 3
(Summer 1990) p. 1-10.
Panofsky Technical publications
For a list of Professor Panofsky's Technical
Publications, please go to
Publications about Panofsky
Consult The Panofsky Papers Guide for a description of papers held by the SLAC
Archives, History and Records Office. See also the Stanford Spotlight Exhibt on the Panofsky
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