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Education of physicists for work in industry

Education of physicists for work in industry

proceedings of an international seminar held at Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2-6 December 1968

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Published by Centrex Publishing Company in Eindhoven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by G. Diemer and J.H. Emck.
ContributionsDiemer, G., Emck, J. H., International Seminar on the Education of Physicists for Work in Industry (1968 : Eindhoven)
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Open LibraryOL20877662M

In addition to featured articles about industrial applications of physics the magazine contained book reviews, new product reviews, and profiles of physicists working in the private sector. It soon became a regular quarterly publication and was up to six issues per year by This is very satisfying work. While I was originally planning on attending graduate school for a PhD in astrophysics after my bachelors, after talking with various people—professors, mentors, supervisors, friends, and family—I came to the conclusion that industry makes the most sense for .


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