Unpublished Talks by Craig Van Degrift

  1. "A Measurement of the Temperature Dependence of the Dielectric Constant of Liquid He-4 at Vapor Pressure," presented at the Conference on Physics of Liquid and Solid Helium, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, July 9-12, 1974.

  2. "Physical Implications of Two Precise Temperature Dependence Measurements: Dielectric Constant of Liquid He-4 and Surface Impedance of Copper," presented to Solid State Physics Seminar at Cornell University, November 19, 1974.

  3. "Application of Tunnel Diode Oscillators to Physical Measurements," Low-Temperature Physics Seminar, Cornell University, November 20, 1974.

  4. "Temperature Dependence of the Dielectric Constant of Liquid He-4," Physics Colloquium, University of California, Irvine, January 1975.

  5. "A Novel rf Technique for Studying the Low Temperature Electrical Resistivity of Metals," (with David P. Love and W.H. Parker), Meeting of the American Physical Society, Denver, CO, April 1, 1975.

  6. "Temperature Dependence of the Low Frequency Anomalous Surface Impedance of Cu," (with David P. Love and W.H. Parker), Meeting of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 29, 1976.

  7. "The Josephson Effect Analog in Superfluid He-4 -- Has it been observed?," Heat Division Colloquium, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, May 10, 1976.

  8. "Josephson Effect in Liquid He-4 -- Has it been Observed?" Physics Colloquium, Dartmouth, College, April 15, 1977.

  9. "Measurement of Absolute Nuclear Susceptibility," (with Donald B. Utton), VI International Symposium on Magnetic Resonance, Banff, Canada, May 21-27, 1977.

  10. "Physics Experiments Using Tunnel Diode Oscillator Transducers," Physics Colloquium, Yale University, September 23, 1977.

  11. "Experiments Using Extremely Stable LC Oscillators," Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, RI, May 4, 1978.

  12. "The Application of LC Oscillators in Metrology," Heat Division Colloquium, National Bureau of Standards, May 1978.

  13. "The Use of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillators in Metrology," Istituto di Metrologia "G. Colonnetti", Torino, Italy, September 1979.

  14. "The Use of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillators in Metrology," Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Brawnschweig, Germany, September 1979.

  15. "The Use of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillators in Metrology," National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, England, September 1979.

  16. "Modeling the Performance of Tunnel Diode Oscillators - A Problem of Coupled Non-Linear Differential Equations," Colloquium on Mathematical Modeling in Science and Engineering, National Bureau of Standards, May 1979.

  17. "The Use of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillators for Measurements in Physics," Physics Department Colloquium, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, November 29, 1979.

  18. "Automation of Measurements in a Low Temperature Laboratory," XVI International Low Temperature Physics Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1981.

  19. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Low-Temperature Physics Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, March 25, 1982.

  20. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Center for Absolute Physical Quantities Colloquium, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, May 12, 1982.

  21. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Center for Molecular Physics Seminar, Michigan State Univ., E. Lansing, MI, October 4, 1982.

  22. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Low Temperature Seminar, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL, October 5, 1982.

  23. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3," Physics Department Colloquium, Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, October 6, 1982.

  24. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3," Solid State Seminar, Iowa State Univ., Ames, Iowa, October 7, 1982.

  25. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Special Seminar, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR, October 12, 1982.

  26. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3," Special Seminar, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA, October 15, 1982.

  27. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3," Solid State Seminar, U.S.C., Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1982.

  28. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3 -- An Application of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillator Transducers," Solid State Seminar, U.C.S.D., San Diego, CA, October 19, 1982.

  29. "Magnetostriction in Solid He-3," Physics Dept. Colloquium, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, October 20, 1982.

  30. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Special Seminar, U.C.S.B., Santa Barbara, CA, October 21, 1982.

  31. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Physics Dept. Colloquium, U.C.I., Irvine, CA, October 22, 1982.

  32. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Solid State Seminar, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, October 25, 1982.

  33. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Low Temperature Group Seminar, LASL, Los Alamos, NM, October 27, 1982.

  34. "Tunnel Diode Oscillator Transducers," Meeting of the Low Temperature Group, LASL, Los Alamos, NM, October 28, 1982.

  35. "Contribution of Nuclear Magnetism to the Isochoric Pressure of bcc Solid He-3," Solid State Seminar, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, November 1, 1982.

  36. "Applications of Ultra-Stable LC Oscillators in Physics and Metrology," Colloquium, MSFC, Huntsville, AL, November 3, 1982.

  37. "Nuclear Exchange Contribution to Magnetostriction in bcc Solid He-3," (with P. Bruce Pipes and Walter J. Bowers, Jr.), Meeting of the American Physical Society, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1983.

  38. "Determination of Very Large Zeeman-Exchange Relaxation Times in bcc Solid He-3," (with Walter J. Bowers, Jr., and P. Bruce Pipes), Meeting of the American Physical Society, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1983.

  39. "Measuring Nuclear Spin Relaxation Effects in Solid He-3 with a Pressure Sensor and a Calendar," Center for Absolute Physical Quantities Colloquium, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, June 1, 1983.

  40. "Macroscopic Effects of Nuclear Spin in Solid He-3," Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, April 4, 1984.

  41. "Tunnel Diode Oscillators," Workshop on Precision Measurement, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD, May 22, 1984.

  42. "The Physics of Solid He-3," Colloquium, Research Institute for Basic Standards, Gebze, Turkey, August 31, 1984.

  43. "Tunnel Diode Oscillators and Automation of Temperature and Pressure Measurements," Seminar, Research Institute for Basic Standards, Gebze, Turkey, August 31, 1984.

  44. "Solid He-3", Physics Colloquium, Catholic University, Washington, DC, September 20, 1984.

  45. "The New NBS Quantum Hall Effect Laboratory," Surface Science Group Seminar, National Bureau of Standards, February, 1986.

  46. "Solid Helium -- A Quantum Showcase," Philosophical Society Lecture, Washington, D.C., November 30, 1984.

  47. "The New NBS Quantum Hall Effect Laboratory," Low-Temperature Group Seminar, Cornell University, February, 1986.

  48. "The Quantum Hall Effect and its Application as a New Resistance Standard," (with M.E. Cage), National Conference of Standards Laboratories, Denver, July 15, 1987. Presented by B.N. Taylor.

  49. "The NBS Quantum Hall Effect Resistance Standard Facility," (presented in Japanese), Electrical Standards Division Seminar, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan, Sept. 2, 1987.

  50. "Tunnel Diode Oscillators and their Applications to Physics and Metrology," National Research Laboratory of Metrology, Tsukuba, Japan, Sept. 4, 1987.

  51. "The Quantum Hall Effect - an Example of the Symbiosis of Basic Science, Metrology, and Industrial Development," Tsukuba Research Consortium, Tsukuba, Japan, Nov. 27, 1988.

  52. "Research in Tsukuba - A Foreign Researcher's Perspective," Joint NSF/AIST Symposium on Research Opportunities in Japan, U.C.S.D., San Diego, Calif., March 6, 1988.

  53. "Research in Tsukuba - A Foreign Researcher's Perspective," Joint NSF/AIST Symposium on Research Opportunities in Japan, M.I.T., Boston, Mass., March 8, 1988.

  54. "Research in Tsukuba - A Foreign Researcher's Perspective," Joint NSF/AIST Symposium on Research Opportunities in Japan, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, March 13, 1988.

  55. "Discrete Resistive Steps in the Quantum Hall Effect," Physics Department Special Lecture, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, August 4, 1989.

  56. "Discrete Resistive Steps in the Quantum Hall Effect," Seminar, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka, Japan, September 12, 1989.

  57. "Japanese Research Directions: Some Thoughts Arising from a Year's Stay at ETL," Japan Discussion Group, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., October 31, 1989.

  58. "Japanese Research Directions: Some Thoughts Arising from a Year's Stay at ETL," Technology Administration Lunch Meeting, Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., November 29, 1989.

  59. "The Physics of the Quantum Hall Effect," Physics Colloquium, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, March 6, 1990.

  60. "World Scientific Research Leadership -- Are we losing it to Japan?," International Relations Colloquium, Pomona College, Clarement, CA, March 7, 1990.

  61. "An Introduction to Research in Tsukuba," NSF Orientation of Graduate Student Japan Fellowship Awardees, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., May 24, 1990.

  62. "Quantum Hall Effect in Si-MOSFETs and GaAs heterostructure devices," (with K. Yoshihiro, M.E. Cage, and D. Yu and presented by K. Yoshihiro), Physical Society of Japan, Fall Meeting, August 7, 1990.

  63. "How Does the Integral Quantum Hall Effect Really Work?," Physics Department Colloquium, University of Virginia, Charlottsville, VA, December 7, 1990.

  64. "MITI's Electrotechnical Laboratory: An Inside View of Japan's Premier Government Science Laboratory," Sigma Xi Seminar, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, February 21, 1991.

  65. "Anomalous Behavior of a Quantized Hall Plateau in a High-Mobility Si-MOSFET," (with K. Yoshihiro, M.E. Cage, and D.Y. Yu), Meeting of the American Physical Society, Cincinnatti, OH, March 19, 1991.

  66. "Scientific and Engineering Research Opportunities in Japanese Government Laboratories," Special Seminar of the International Engineering Program, University of Wisconsin, April 11, 1991.

  67. "Quantum Hall Effect Nobel Prize - How the Japanese Just Missed it," Physics Department Seminar, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, May 14, 1991.

  68. "World Scientific Research Leadership -- Are we losing it to Japan?," Physics Department Seminar, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, May 17, 1991.

  69. "An Experimentalist's Explanation of the Accuracy of the Quantum Hall Effect," Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA, June 18, 1991.

  70. "An Experimentalist's Explanation of the Accuracy of the Quantum Hall Effect," NIST Seminar, Gaithersburg, MD, July, 1991.

  71. "Japan and the 'Science' in 'Measurement Science'," 1992 Measurement Science Conference, Anaheim, CA, January 31, 1992.

  72. "Learning Basic Technical Japanese: A Shortcut for Engineers & Scientists", Communications Japan '92, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA, April 11, 1992.

  73. "Progressive vs. Interlace Scanning Issues," Demonstration for Whitehouse Office of Science and Technology Policy. Attended by Mike R. Nelson (OSTP), Lionel S. Johns (OSTP), Julie M. Swisshelm (OSTP), and Saul T. Shapiro (FCC), Old Executive Office Building, Washington, DC, August 5, 1996.

  74. The Linux Boot Process, San Gabriel Linux Users Group Meeting, Pasadena, CA, December 9, 1999.

  75. "Tunnel Diode Oscillators", National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL, November 11, 2004.

  76. USB-Driven Electronics Using Open Source Linux Software", Fresno Open Source Users Group Meeting, Fresno, CA, August 18, 2007.

(Not listed are roughly 25 lecture demonstrations at Elementary, Junior High, and High Schools in Maryland and Washington, D.C, and two years of co-coordinating the NBS branch of a children's science program Adventures in Science)


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