C. Thornton Murphy
Charles Thornton Murphy received his BA in physics from Princeton University in 1959 and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1964. He worked as a research associate at that institution before joining the University of Michigan as an assistant professor in 1964. In 1968, he moved to Carnegie Mellon University. He joined Fermilab in 1972 and was involved in the bubble chamber program. He later served as head of the lab’s survey and alignment group and head of the Proton Laboratory. He also played a key role in the installation of the Tevatron accelerator and worked on the lab’s beamlines. He died in 2001.
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- Obituary — October 16, 2001
- C. Thornton Murphy's INSPIRE author profile
- Proton Appointments Announced — August 18, 1977