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Courtney-Pratt J S F1

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Image title: 
Courtney-Pratt with Camera
Credit line: 
Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Caption courtesy Bell Labs: Dr. J. S. Courtney-Pratt, Head, Applied Physics and Exploratory Systems Department, Bell Laboratories, adjusts an early version of his high-speed cameras. Dr. Courtney-Pratt, a pioneer in the field of high-speed photographic instrumentation, was honored by the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers with the Alan Gordon Memorial Award. Dr. Courtney-Pratt's cameras have been selected by the Smithsonian Institution for display because of their contributions to the basic technology of high-speed photography.

Photo date: 
August 1974
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8.75 x 6.75 inches)
Courtney-Pratt, J.S.