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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Applied Physics (1979 - 1996)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1 January 1979
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
To
20 September 1996
Functions
Analytical Services and Industrial or scientific research
Reference No
CA 4377
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Lindfield, New South Wales

Summary

A re-naming of the National Measurement Laboratory in 1979 established the Division of Applied Physics. A merger with the Division of Radio Physics, in 1996, resulted in the formation of the Division of Telecommunication and Industrial Technologies, which continued to operate into the 21st century.

Timeline

 1939 - 1945 CSIR Metrology Section
 1939 - 1945 CSIR Electrotechnology Section
       1939 - 1945 CSIR Physics Section
       1945 - 1962 CSIRO Division of Metrology
       1945 - 1962 CSIRO Division of Electrotechnology
             1945 - 1973 CSIRO Division of Physics
             1962 - 1974 CSIRO Division of Applied Physics
                   1974 - 1979 CSIRO National Measurement Laboratory
                         1979 - 1996 CSIRO Division of Applied Physics
                               1996 - CSIRO Division of Telecommunications and Industrial Physics

Related People

  • Blevin, William Roderick (1929 - )

    Research Scientist 1953 - 1975; Chief Research Scientist 1976 - 1979; Acting Chief of the Division 1979 - 1980; Chief Standards Scientist and Assistant Chief 1980 - 1988; Chief Standards Scientist and Chief of Division 1988 - 1994

  • Bray, Robert John (1929 - )

    Robert Bray was senior principal research officer in the CSIRO Division of Applied Physics.

    Date: 1980 -

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