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Langmuir Irving C4

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Irving Langmuir, Joseph Thomson, and William Coolidge
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General Electric Research and Development Center, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Left to right: Irving Langmuir, Joseph Thomson, and William Coolidge during Thomson's visit to the General Electric Research Lab in Schenectady, New York. The three are inspecting a pliotron or high-vacuum tube.

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1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975
Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957
Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940