Goetz, Alexander (Physicist)
- Existence: 1897 - 1970
Background: Caltech Professor of Physics, 1930-1966.
Collection Notes: Papers, 1919-1976. Correspondence, manuscripts, patent specifications, reports, technical films and personal papers. Includes material relating to Goetz's work at Caltech's Cryogenic Laboratory and Rare Metals Institute and to his research on industrial applications of silver, particularly in desalination of water (during WWII), development of membrane filters for US Chemical Corps for detection of microbiological agents, and studies of aerosols and atmospheric pollution.
Collection size: 17 boxes, 8 linear ft.
Finding aid available at the Archives.
Photo of Alexander Goetz (PhotoNet).