The holding consists of papers relating to the Rice Quantum Institute, laser and laser fusion studies, articles and personal papers. Professor Tittel was a guest of the 1996 Nobel Prize investiture of his associates Robert Curl and Richard Smalley and his mementos of the occasion are included.
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Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish from the Frank K. Tittel Academic Papers must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.
Biographical / Historical
Frank K. Tittel, J.S. Abercrombie Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and chair of the department, was born in Germany in 1933 and studies physics at Oxford University, England, receiving his PhD from Oxford in 1959. He came to the United States in 1959 and to Rice University in 1967. In addition to his teaching skills, he was considered one of the nation's top authorities on the applications of lasers.
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Frank K. Tittel Academic and Personal Papers, UA 394, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1128 Accessed September 30, 2022.