The GEC Research Laboratories 1919-1984

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Author(s): Robert Clayton  and  Joan Algar
Publication Year: 1989

Covering the activities of the GEC Research Laboratories from 1919 until their end in 1984, this book includes sections on the original organisation and philosophy behind the laboratories, a decade by decade summary of the work, and specialist chapters focussing on such areas as lamps and lighting, valves, communications and semiconductors.

Inspec keywords: metallurgy; lasers; optoelectronic devices; lamps; cathode-ray tubes; heating; semiconductor materials; refractories; photometry; semiconductor devices; valves; lighting; phosphors

Other keywords: semiconductor device; lamp; passive component; phospor; optoelectronic; refractory; semiconductor material; heating; metallurgy; cathode-ray tube; material characterisation; laser; lighting; photometry

Subjects: Power applications in metallurgical industries; Semiconductor devices; Lighting technology; Lighting; Photometry and radiometry; Lasers; Electron beam scanned tubes; Laser optical systems: design and operation; Ceramics and refractories (engineering materials science); Electric heating; Semiconductor theory, materials and properties; Optical variables measurement; Phosphors

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