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Publications authored and co-authored by L.W. Alvarez

"A Simplified Method for the Determination of the Wavelength of Light" School Science and Mathematics

"A Positively Charged Component of Cosmic Rays" Physical Review

"Scientific Work in the Century of Progress Stratosphere Balloon" Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

"On the Interior Magnetic Field in Iron" Physical Review

"The Energies of X-Ray Photoelectrons" Physical Review

"A Thin-Walled Geiger-Counter" Review of Scientific Instruments

"The Diffraction Grating at Grazing Incidence" Journal of the Optical Society of America

"Removal of the Ion Beam of the Cyclotron from the Magnetic Field" Physical Review

"Nuclear K-Electron Capture" Physical Review

"Cloud Chamber Studies in the Cyclotron Magnetic Field" Physical Review

"Search for Short-lived Radioelements" Physical Review

"Neutron Yields from Deuteron Reactions at High Energy" Physical Review

"Electron Capture and Internal Conversion in Ga67" Physical Review

"Collimated, Variable Energy Beam of Pure Thermal Neutrons" Physical Review

"Capture of Orbital Electrons by Nuclei" Physical Review

"Production of Collimated Beams of Monochromatic Neutrons in the Temperature Range 300°-10° K" Physical Review

"Heavily Ionizing Particles from Uranium" Physical Review

"Scattering of Ultra-slow Neutrons in Ortho- and Para-Hydrogen" Physical Review

"Initial Performance of the 60-Inch Cyclotron of the William H. Crocker Radiation Laboratory, University of California" Physical Review

"He3 in Helium" Physical Review

"Helium and Hydrogen of Mass 3" Physical Review

"A Quantitative Determination of the Neutron Moment in Absolute Nuclear Magnetons" Physical Review

"Radioactive Hydrogen" Physical Review

"Magnetic Moment of the Neutron" Physical Review

"Isomeric Silver and the Weizsacker Theory" Physical Review

"High Energy Carbon Nuclei" Physical Review

"Radioactive Hydrogen-A Correction" Physical Review

"Scattering of 20° Neutrons in Ortho- and Para- Hydrogen" Physical Review

"Spectroscopically Pure Mercury (198)" Physical Review

"Recoil from K Capture" Physical Review

"Microwave Linear Radiators" MIT Radiation Laboratory Report

"The Design of a Proton Linear Accelerator" Bulletin of the American Physical Society

"The Measurement of Short Time Intervals" Physical Review

"Properties of the 4-second Neutron Emitter of Low Z" Physical Review

"N17, a Delayed Neutron Emitter" Physical Review

"Nitrogen 12" Physical Review

"A Proposed Experimental Test of the Neutrino Theory" UCRL-328

"Mode Problems in Long Cavities" UCID-947

"Three New Delayed Alpha Emitters of Low Mass" Physical Review

"Relative Densities of Sun and Moon" American Journal of Physics

"Electrical Detection of Artificially Produced Mesons" Physical Review

"Energy Doubling in dc Accelerators" Rev. Sci. Instrum

"Successive Diffractions by a Concave Grating" J . Opt. Soc. Am.

"Neon-18" Phys. Rev

"Berkeley Proton Linear Accelerator" Review of Scientific Instruments

"The Lifetime of the tau Meson" Nuovo Cimento

"The Bubble Chamber Program at UCRL" AEC Proposal for 72-inch bubble chamber

"Elastic Scattering of 1.6-Mev Gamma Rays from Carbon" Physical Review

"Lifetime of K Mesons" Physical Review

"Radiation Hazards" Research Reviews

"Catalysis of Nuclear Reactions by Mu Mesons" Physical Review

"Interactions of K- Mesons with Protons" Nuovo Cimento

"Excerpts from a Russian Diary" Physics Today

"Further Excerpts from a Russian Diary" Physics Today

"High-Energy Physics With Hydrogen Bubble Chambers" Proceedings of the Second U.N. International Conference On Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy

"Liquid Hydrogen Bubble Chambers" Proceedings of the CERN Symposium On High Energy Accelerators and Pion Physics

"Elastic Scattering of 1.6 Mev Gamma Rays from H, Li, C and Al Nuclei" Physical Review

"Neutral Cascade Hyperon Event" Physical Review Letters

"Hodoscope Design to Minimize Photomultiplier Use" Review of Scientific Instruments

"Polarized Nucleons as Targets in Hydrogen Chambers" UCID-1122

"The Interactions of Strange Particles" Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on High Energy Physics

"A Proposed Device for the Rapid Measurement of Bubble Chamber Film" Physics Note 223

"An Analogue Device for Erasing Beam Tracks from Bubble Chamber Photographs" Physics Note 231

"Resonance in the Lambda-pi System" Physical Review Letters

"Resonance in the K-pi System" Physical Review Letters

"K- Interactions in Hydrogen at 1.15 Bev/c" Bulletin of the American Physical Society

"The Sigma-Lambda Branching Ratio Y*" UCRL-9675

"Evidence for a T = 0 Resonance in the Sigma-pi System" UCRL-9686

"Study of Resonances of the System" Physical Review Letters

"Liquid Hydrogen Bubble Chambers" Experimental Cryophysics

"Evidence for a T=0 Three-Pion Resonance" Physical Review Letters

"Xi- Hyperons in the Reaction K- + p -> Xi- K+" Proceedings of the 1962 International Conference on High-Energy Physics at CERN

"SMP-1 Scanning and Measuring Projector" UCRL-10109

"Study of Resonances in the Sigma-pi System" Proceedings of the 1962 International Conference on High-Energy Physics at CERN

"Spin and Parity of the omega Meson" Physical Review

"Adventures in Nuclear Physics" UCRL-I0476

"The 1660 MeV Y* Hyperon" Physical Review Letters

"Design of an Electromagnetic Detector for Dirac Monopoles" Physics Note 470

"A Possible Explanation of High Energy Cosmic Ray Phenomena in Terms of Dirac Magnetic Monopoles" Physics Note 479

"Observation of a Nonstrange Meson of Mass 959 MeV" Physical Review Letters

"Electrostatic Potential of the Earth and Moon" Physics Note 502

"Production of S= 0, -1 Resonant States in K-p Interactions at 2.45 GeV/c" Proceedings of the XIIth International Conference on High Energy Physics

"Study of High Energy Interactions, Using a 'Beam' of Primary Cosmic Ray Protons" Physics Note 503

"Proposal for High Altitude Particle Physics Experiment" UCBSSL-192

"LRL 25-inch Bubble Chamber" Proceedings of the XIIth International Conference on High Energy Physics

"A Proposal to 'X-Ray' the Egyptian Pyramids to Search for Presently Unknown Chambers" Physics Note 544

"A Pseudo Experience in Parapsychology" Science

"Parapsychology and Spontaneous Cases" Science

"A Scientist's Debt to Michelson" Case Institute of Technology

"Round-Table Discussion on Bubble Chambers" Proceedings of the 1966 International Conference on Instrumentation for High Energy Physics

"The Use of Liquid Noble Gases in Particle Detectors with 1) High Spatial Resolution over a Large Area and 2) High Energy Resolution as Total Absorption Counters" Physics Note 672

"Recent Developments in Particle Physics" Science

"Putting the Moon Where It Belongs" Nature

"Cosmic Ray Studies With a Superconducting Magnet in a Space Station Facility" UCBSSL unnumbered

"The Prospect of High Spatial Resolution for Counter Experiments: A New Particle Detector Using Electron Multiplication in Liquid Argon" 1969 Summer Study, NAL SS-154

"Ernest Orlando Lawrence" National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs

"Dedication for Sulamith Goldhaber" Advances in Particle Physics

"Search for Magnetic Monopoles in the Lunar Samples of Apollo II" Proceedings of Apollo II Lunar Science Conference

"Search for Hidden Chambers in the Pyramids" Science

"Tune Without a Piper" Nature

"Superconducting Magnetic Spectrometer Experiment for HEAO" Technical Proposal, UCBSSL-374

"Particle Detectors Based on Noble Liquids" Proceedings of the lnternational Conference on Instrumentation for High Energy Physics

"Recent Developments in High-Resolution Noble Liquid Counters" National Accelerator Laboratory 1970 Summer Study

"Proof of J . J. Thomson's Famous Theorem Regarding Electric and Magnetic Charges" Physics Note 722

"Search for Magnetic Monopoles in Lunar Material" Physical Review

"Liquid-Filled Proportional Counter" Physical Review Letters

"A Magnetic Monopole Detector Utilizing Superconducting Elements" Review of Scientific Instruments

"Measurement of the Primary Cosmic Ray Nuclear Rigidity Spectra for Individual Elements of Charge Z>2" UCBSSL HEAO Note 179

"High Precision Charged Particle Detector using Noble Liquids" Nature

"A Search for Antimatter in Primary Cosmic Rays" Nature

"Transverse/Optics I. A Thin Lens With Variable Spherical Power" Journal of the Optical Society of America

"Forward" Adventures in Experimental Physics

"Story of the Search for Chambers in the Pyramids" Adventures in Experimental Physics

"A Liquid Xenon Radioisotope Camera" 1972 Thirteenth Scintillation and Semiconductor Detectors

"A Measurement of Cosmic Ray Rigidity Spectra Above 5 GeV/c of Elements from Hydrogen to Iron" UCBSSL unnumbered

"Search for Antimatter in Primary Cosmic Rays" Nature

"Liquid-Xenon-Filled Wire Chambers" Proceedings of the XVI International Conference on High Energy Physics

"Reminiscences - Early History of the Search for Solar Neutrinos" Proceedings of Solar Neutrino Conference

"Search for Magnetic Monopoles in Lunar Material Using an Electromagnetic Detector" Physical Review

"A Signal Generator for Ray Davis' Neutrino Detector" Physics Note 767

"High-Resolution Liquid-Filled Multi-Wire Chambers for Use in High Energy Beams" Proceedings of the 1973 International Conference on Instrumentation or High Energy Physics

"Liquid Xenon Filled Wire Chambers for Medical Imaging Applications" Proceedings of the Symposium on Advanced Technology Arising from Particle Physics Research

"Voice of a Physicist, an Invited Commentary" Adventures in Experimental Physics

"Berkeley: A Lab Like No Other" Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

"'Aether Drift' and the Isotropy of the Universe. A Proposed Search for Anisotropies in the Primordial Black Body Radiation" UCBSSL unnumbered

"Liquid Xenon Multiwire Proportional Chambers for Nuclear Medicine Applications" LBL-3000

"A New gamma-Ray Imaging Camera" Physics Note 748

"A Doppler-Shifted Black Body Spectrum in Small beta Approximation" Physics Note 782

"A Mechanical Analog of the Synchrotron Illustrating Phase Stability and Two-Dimensional Focusing" American Journal of Physics

"Evidence at the 10-18 Probability Level against the Production of Magnetic Monopoles in Proton Interactions at 300 GeV/c" Physical Review

"Alfred Loomis. Obituary" Physics Today

"Analysis of a Reported Magnetic Monopole" Proceedings 1975 International Symposium on Lepton and Photon Interactions at High Energies

"A Proposed Search for Anti-iron Cosmic Rays" Astrophysics Note 328

"A Physicist Examines the Kennedy Assassination Film" American Journal of Physics

"Search for Hidden Chambers in the Pyramids" National Geographic Society Research Reports - 1968 Projects

"Mass Spectroscopy With the Berkeley 88-inch Cyclotron" Bulletin of the American Physical Society

"Quarks With Unit Charge: A Search for Anomalous Hydrogen" Science

"Development of Variable-Focus Lenses and a New Refractor" Journal of the American Optometric Association

"Anomalous Iridium Levels at the Cretaceous-Tertiary at Gubbio, Italy" Proceedings of the Symposium on Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Events

"Experimental Evidence in Support of an Extra-Terrestrial Trigger for the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinctions" Eos

"Anomalous Iridium Levels at the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary at Gubbio, Italy: Negative Results of Tests for a Supernova Origin" Geological Society of America Abstracts

"Alfred Lee Loomis (1887- 1975)" National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs

"Extraterrestrial Cause for the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction" Science

"Anomalous Iridium at the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary: The Impact Hypothesis" Eos

"Results of a Dating Attempt-Chemical and Physical Measurements Relevant to the Cause of the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinctions" Proceedings of the Symposium on Nuclear and Chemical Dating Techniques

"Asteroid Extinction Hypothesis" Science

"Personal Recollections" in Professor Ryokichi Sagane

"Distribution of Iridium and Other Elements Near the Cretaceous Tertiary Boundary in Hole 465A: Preliminary Results" Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 847-849

"Asteroids and Dinosaurs" Proceedings of the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory – Svmposium and Banquet Speeches, LBL- I3613

"The Early Days of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry" Physics Today

"Geochemical Anomalies Near the Eocene-Oligocene and Permian-Triassic Boundaries" Proceedings of the Conference on Large Body Impacts and Terrestrial Evolution: Geological, Climatological and Biological Implications

"Iridium and Other Geochemical Profiles Near the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in a Brazos River Section in Texas" Guidebook of Excursions and Related Papers for the Eighth International Symposium on Ostracoda

"Iridium Anomaly Approximately Synchronous with Terminal Eocene Extinctions" Science

"Micropaleontological, Mineralogical and Chemical Analysis of K-T Boundary Clay in the Northern Apennines" Geological Society of America Abstracts

"New Data on the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction" American Association for the Advancement of Science Pub. 82-2

"Current Status of the Impact Theory for the Terminal Cretaceous Extinction" Geological Society of America Special Paper

"Reexamination of Acoustic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination" Science

"Major Impacts and Their Geological Consequences" Geological Society of America

"Abundance Profiles of Iridium and Other Elements Near the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in Hole 516F of Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 72" Initial Report, Deep Sea Drilling Project

"Experimental Evidence that an Asteroid Impact Led to the Extinction of Many Species 65 Million Years Ago" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

"Alfred Lee Loomis-Last Great Amateur of Science" Physics Today

"Development of Radar" Letter to the Editor and Response, Physics Today

"Spheroids at the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Are Altered Impact Droplets of Basaltic Composition" Geology

"Impact Theory of Mass Extinctions and the Invertebrate Fossil Record" Science

"The Precursor of the K-T Boundary Clays at Stevns Klint, Denmark and DSDP Hole 465A" Science

"Element Profile of Ir and Other Elements Near the K-T Boundary in Hole 5nB" Science

"The End of the Cretaceous: Sharp Boundary or Gradual Extinction?" Science

"Mass Extinctions Caused by Large Bolide Impacts" Physics Today