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By Michael Geselowitz,A. Michael Noll,Jeong Kim,Carol G. Maclennan,Walter L. Brown,Manfred R. Schroeder,John R. Pierce,Edwin A. Chandros,David Dorsi,Alan G. Chynoweth

BELL LABS MEMOIRS: VOICES OF INNOVATION The leading edge spirit and artistic strength of Bell Laboratories in the course of the directorship of William Baker are defined via twelve those who labored there. during the first-hand bills of: John Pierce, father of communications satellites; Manfred Schroeder, speech encoding; Walter Brown, developer of silicon semiconductors; Carol Maclennan, desktops and the Ulysses spacecraft; Alan Chynoweth, fabrics study, David Dorsi, professional glassblower; Edward Zajac, submarine cables and economics learn; Edwin Chandross, optical stories and natural fabrics (inventor of the now ubiquitous mild stick); Italo Quinto, chauffer to William Baker; Mohan Sondhi, inventor of the adaptive echo canceller; William Keefauver, Bell Labs’ basic patent legal professional; and finally, William Baker himself, the tradition of Bell Labs involves existence.
The learn performed at Bell Labs ended in many units and methods that helped construct our current international. Acoustic cameras, adaptive predictive coding, block diagram compilers, cryptography, diamond crystal examine, electronic verbal exchange, echo examine, inverse filtering, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), magnetic bubble stories, microwaves, natural box impression transistors, pulse code modulation, artificial speech, transistors, traveling-wave tubes, and vocoders are one of the themes recalled by way of the individuals to this book.

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