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A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE IN THE BELL SYSTEM: PHYSICAL SCIENCES (1925-1980)

Millman, S. (Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0932764037 / ISBN 13: 9780932764034
Published by Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1983
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Prepared by members of the Technical Staff, AT & T Bell Laboratories. Blue buckram-covered boards, with just the tiniest bit of shelf-rubbing to extremities. Dustjacket near perfect but for almost unnoticeable tiny rubbed specks. 674 pp., including index. See our other offerings in this same series. NOTE: If all five books in this series remain unsold at time of your inquiry, all five volumes will be sold for 15% off total of individual prices. This volume in the series (A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE IN THE BELL SYSTEM) "Recorded here, for a significant period of Bell System history (1925-1980) are the principal research discoveries in physics and materials. (See Communciations Sciences volume (our catalogue listing #71953)k which follows this particular volume.The best known result of research at Bell Labs was the inventionof the transistor in 1947. This event triggered a tremendous growth in solid-state electronics, and the result has been a revolution in telecommunications, computer systems, and such consumer products as television, transistor radios, minicalculators, and digital watches.Other achievements of Bell Labs research in the physical sciences, inluding the conception of the laser in 1958, the helium-neon laser, the carbon dioxide laser and the heterostructure semiconductor laser used in lightwave transmission systems. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 71998

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Title: A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE IN THE ...

Publisher: Bell Telephone Laboratories

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: STATED FIRST PRINTING.

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Extensive history of the Bell System., edited by S.Millman and the AT&T staff. This volume covers Physical Sciences, 1925-1980. 20 chapters, plus credits and index.

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