1950s Transistor Research Papers with Photographs and Author Information

These documents are kept together as donated.  All the documents relate to the work of R.W. Smith in the 1950s and 1960s and provide an insight into research performed at the time on transistors.  

Included are:

  • 'Transistor Measurements - Power Gain and Noise Factor at Frequencies Up To 100Mc/s'
  • 'Transistor Relaxation Oscillations'
  • 'Some Measurements on Commercial Transistors and their Relation to Theory'
  • 'An Investigation of the Current Gain of Transistors at Frequencies Up To 105Mc/s'
  • 'Transistor Current Gain'
  • Photographs of electronic instruments and circuits used by R.W. Smith, c., 1961-63
  • Obituary of R.W. Smith from Radio Science Bullettin No. 358, September 2016
  • Text of funeral oration for Richard Smith by his daughter, Edwina Smith

 A PDF of the document is available on request.

Date : Unknown

Format : Various

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH43290. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 
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