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Guide to the Stanford University, W.W. Hansen Laboratories, Klystron Reports and Patents
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Description
Reports generated at the Sperry Gyroscope Company on various aspects of the Klystron, 1945-1947; photocopy of the Wave Guide Handbook, 1944-1945, prepared by the Radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; paper by V.F. Kovalenko on the history of microwave electron-beam tubes, 1940; and printed patents for the various elements of the Klystron, 1936-1949.
Background
Brothers Sigurd and Russell Varian worked in collaboration with Prof. William W. Hansen beginning in 1937 to invent and perfect the Klystron, a device for generating high-power microwaves. Much of the work was conducted at the Sperry Gyroscope Company.
Extent
0.75 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.