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The life and times of Alan Dower Blumlein.

Author: R W Burns
Publisher: London : Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1999.
Series: History of technology series, no. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alan Dower Blumlein was a genius and has been described as the greatest British electronics engineer of the twentieth century. This book presents a balanced account of the life and times of a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alan Dower Blumlein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W Burns
ISBN: 085296773X 9780852967737
OCLC Number: 42579356
Description: 560 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Early lifeChapter 2: Long linesChapter 3: Monophonic recording and reproductionChapter 4: Stereophonic recording and reproductionChapter 5: Pre-EMI television historyChapter 6: EMI and high-definition televisionChapter 7: The London StationChapter 8: PersonalityChapter 9: Blumlein's technical achievements in electronicsChapter 10: Air defenceChapter 11: EMP's '60 MHz job'Chapter 12: The battle against the night raiders and AI Mark IVChapter 13: The Blitz and AI Mark VI radarChapter 14: Miscellaneous wartime activitiesChapter 15: The Battle of the AtlanticChapter 16: The crash and its aftermathChapter 17: GeniusAppendices
Series Title: History of technology series, no. 24.

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