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Guide to the William Webster Hansen Papers
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Description
Hansen's professional and research papers include correspondence, manuscripts, research notebooks, lecture notes, unpublished studies and notes on various experiments and scientific developments such as radar, the rhumbatron, the klystron, radiation and microwave mechanics. Also included are Hansen's account of the development of the klystron tube, reports of the first linear accelerator at Stanford, his M.I.T. lectures on microwave physics, patents, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Background
William Webster Hansen was Professor of Physics and Director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University, 1929-1949.
Extent
7.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.