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The inventor of stereo : the life and works of Alan Dower Blumlein

Author: Robert Charles Alexander
Publisher: Boston : Focal Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alan Dower Blumlein registered 128 patents before he was killed in a mysterious plane crash whilst working on top secret radar development programmes. This volume sets down the achievements of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alan Dower Blumlein; Alan Dower Blumlein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Charles Alexander
ISBN: 0240515773 9780240515779
OCLC Number: 41580472
Description: xxi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Earliest days 1 --
Chapter 2 Telegraphy and telephony 10 --
Chapter 3 The audio patents 35 --
Chapter 4 Television 99 --
Chapter 5 EMI and the Television Commission 124 --
Chapter 6 The high-definition television period 159 --
Chapter 7 From television to radar 201 --
Chapter 8 The story of radar development 229 --
Chapter 9 H2S --
the coming of centimetric radar 268 --
Chapter 10 The loss of Halifax V9977 302 --
Chapter 11 Legacy 345 --
Chapter 12 To Goodrich Castle and beyond 379.
Responsibility: Robert Charles Alexander.

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'Fascinating man, fascinating inventions, fascinating story behind the 30 year wait for a biography. We recommend you read it - our congratulations to the author.'Everyday Practical Electronics, Read more...

 
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