Some Important Contributions
Measured lifetime of K Mesons
Measured lifetime of tau mesons
Measured mass of K meson
Measured spin of K* meson, with Gerson Goldhaber
Early observations of interaction between K mesons and protons
First to observe mass splitting of charged sigma hyperons, with Gerson Goldhaber
Using nuclear emulsion techniques, first to observe nuclear interactions of antiproton
Observed interactions of pi+ and pi- mesons
Observation of three pion resonance
Detected anti-proton annihilation process; K plus nuclear interaction, Sigma plus - Sigma minus electromagnetic
mass difference, dynamics of elementary particle resonance and
double resonance formation.
Co-discoverer of A mesons.
Credited with the simultaneous production
of pairs of resonant states, with Gerson Goldhaber; devised "triangle
Some Important Publications
"Mean Lifetime of Positive K Mesons," Phys. Rev. 99: 1617 (1955), with E.L. Iloff, W.W. Chupp, G.
Goldhaber, J.E. Lannuttii, A. Pevsner, and D. Ritson.
"The Lifetime of the tau-Meson," Nuovo Cimento (Series 10) 2: 344 (1955), with W. Alvarez.
"K-meson Mass from a K-hydrogen Scattering Event," Phys. Rev. 99: 1042 (1955), with W.W. Chupp, G.
Goldhaber, W.R. Johnson, and J.E. Lannutti.
"On the Spin of the K* Resonance," Phys. Rev. Lett. 9: 330 (1962), with W. Chinowsky, G. Goldhaber, W. Lee, and T.O'Halloran.
"Properties of Negative K-mesons," Nuovo Cimento 8: 899 (1958), with F.H. Webb, E.L. Iloff, F.H. Featherston,
W.W. Chupp, and G. Goldhaber.
"Pion-Pion Correlations in Antiproton Annihilation Events," Phys. Rev. Lett. 3: 181 (1959), with G.
Goldhaber, W.B. Fowler, T. Hoang, T.E. Kalogeropoulos, and W.M. Powell.
1960-61 Ford Foundation Fellow
1965 Guggenheim Fellowship
Member, Sigma Xi
1946-47 Teaching Assistant, Inorganic Chemistry, Hebrew University
1948-51 Research Assistant, Radio Chemistry, University of
1951-53 Research Associate, Radiochemistry, Columbia University
1954-58 Research Physicist, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
1959-65 Physicist, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
M.Sc. Hebrew University 1947
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin 1951
A rememberance by Luis Alvarez (introduction to
Advances in Particle Physics 1968).
Married Gerson Goldhaber with whom she had a son Amos.
Professor Gerson Goldhaber