Papers of Marshall Rosenbluth, professor at University of California, San Diego, and plasma physicist noted for his work in
thermonuclear fusion, the Rosenbluth formula on theoretical scattering, and his role in the discovery of Rosenbluth-Hinton
flows. The bulk of the collection contains his writings, speeches, photocopies of lecture transparencies, and documents relating
to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) and the JASON Defense Advisory Group.
Born in Albany, New York, on February 5, 1927, Marshall N. Rosenbluth graduated from high school in 1942 and after two years
in the U.S. Navy, graduated from Harvard with his bachelor's degree in 1946. He went on in 1949 to receive his Ph.D. with
a focus on high energy particle physics from the University of Chicago.
1.4 Linear feet
(4 archives boxes)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.