Deng, Jiaxian, 1924-1986
- Existence: 1924 - 1986
Deng Jiaxian was a Chinese physicist, known as the Father of China's Atomic Bomb. He was born on June 25, 1924 in Huaining, Anhui Province, and graduated from the National South-West Associated University in 1945. He earned his doctorate in physics at Purdue University in 1950 then spent his career working in physics research in China.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 23
Scope and Contents The collected articles on Deng Jiaxian document some of the press releases after Deng Jiaxian’s death. One is an article by Jack Alkire, writer for the Journal and Courier, which details Jiaxian’s connection to Purdue and the link to China. The other article is from the Beijing Review, a "Chinese Weekly of News and Views," the content of which details why Jiaxian is considered China's "Father of the Atomic Bomb." The collection also contains the publication: Xu, Luxi, (2003). Deng Jiaxian tu...
Dates: 1986 - 2003
Item — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 334
Abstract Dissertation by Deng Jiaxian, titled "THE PHOTO-DISINTEGRATION OF THE DEUTERON," Purdue University, 1950 (Thesis 12372 PhD )