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Magnetic venture : the story of Oxford Instruments

Author: Audrey Wood
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oxford Instruments is one of the UK's success stories - a science-based company which from the earliest beginnings in a garden shed has become a successful quoted company and a world leader in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audrey Wood
ISBN: 0199241082 9780199241088
OCLC Number: 154638232
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: First Steps ; Chapter 2: The Superconductor Breakthrough ; Chapter 3: The Juvenile Company ; Chapter 4: Triumphs and Trials ; Chapter 5: The Slow Climb from the Morass ; Chapter 6: Medilog ; Chapter 7: Magnets for Modelling Molecules ; Chapter 8: Where is the Company Going? ; Chapter 9: Making the Human Body Transparent ; Chapter 10: What of the Rest of the Group? ; Chapter 11: Strategies for the Future ; Chapter 12: The Road to Flotation ; Chapter 13: The New Public Company ; Chapter 14: Seeds for Future Growth ; Chapter 15: Boom Years ; Chapter 16: 1987 ; Chapter 17: The Renaissance of Oxford Magnet Technology ; Chapter 18: Link Scientific and a New Japanese Initiative ; Chapter 19: Helios - a Product Ahead of its Time? ; Chapter 20: Through the Long Recession ; Chapter 21: Issues of the Nervous Nineties ; Chapter 22: Towards the End of an Era ; Chapter 23: The Beginning of a New Era ; Chapter 24: Bridges, Networks, and Nurseries ; Afterword by Richard Coopey
Responsibility: Audrey Wood.

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Magnetic Venture provides a valuable, detailed account of the develpment of Oxford Instruments. The book is unusual, being less the history than the autobiography of a business. Audrey - for 24 years Read more...

 
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