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A Sample of Media References
Biographical Directories

American Men of Science
, 8th Ed., 1949, Science Press Lancaster PA, and following editions.

Who's Who in Engineering, 7th Ed., 1954, Lewis historical Publishing Co., New York City, and following editions.

Who's Who in America, Xth Ed., 19XX, Marquis Who's Who, Chicago IL, and following editions.

Who's Who in the EAST, 8th Ed., 1962, Marquis Who's Who, Chicago IL, and following editions.

Printed Media

Life, Science, Sky Map, 7, 38 (31 July 1939)

Life, Microwaves, 19, 93-98 (19 November 1945)

M.I.T. Reports on Research, 8, no. 3 (January 1957). Versitron
On the final draft of the article Beverly Dudley, the editor, wrote: It would have been a lot easier if you had stuck with the original Gyratron. My laboratory notebook of that time had the label Spintron crossed out, Gyratron crossed out, then Versitron intact. But time showed that should be crossed out and the title Maser inserted. Dudley also included, with apologies, the following limerick.

A most useful device is the Versitron,
Whose inventor is ever immersed upon
Microwave applications
With amplification
By crystals, for him to discourse upon.

Christian Science Monitor, Physicists Develop Super Amplifier, 31 January 1957. The science editor has more reports in the following years.

Time, Deep Frozen Amplifier, 69, 67 (11 February 1957)

The Tech, Townes and Lasers are Cited Again, 10:2, 3 October 1962

New York Times, Giving a Taste for Research, E7:3, 1 September 1963

The Tech, MIT Sponsors Undergraduate Physics Research, 9:2, 2 October 1963

The Computer in Physics Instruction, ( A Report of a Conference held 4-6 November 1965 at the University of California Irvine) Appendix e, Computational Mode Physics Instruction: Use of Computers in Lecture Demonstration, (Commission on College Physics, 1965)

Report of the Eger Hungary Congress on Computers in Education, 12-17 September 1970. The Technology of Physics Education, M. W. P. Strandberg.

Science, Quantum Electronics and Surprise in Development of Technology, 159, 700 (16 February 1968)

American Journal of Physics, Editorial: Memorable Papers from the American Journal of Physics 1933-1990, ( For 1986 Special Relativity Completed:.... is cited) 59, 206(1991)

The Laser in America, 1950-1970, Joan Lisa Bromberg, (Consult index), MIT Press (1991). See also many other books on masers and lasers similar to this.

Radar Development to 1945, Russell Burns, Editor, Chapter 26, Countermeasures receiver techniques E. H. Cooke-Yarborough, ( Peter Peregrinus Press for the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1988). A recent book on radar is Robert Buderi, The Invention that Changed the World, (Consult index), (Simon and Schuster, 1996). See also many other books on radar and WWII.


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