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Jeff Hecht
Image title: 
Rudolf Kompfner discusses the theory of the tube with John R. Pierce, and Harry Nyquist
Credit line: 
Bell Laboratories / Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. / Collins Radio Company, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Hecht Collection

Electronics Tubes Travelling Wave - (L-R): J. R. Pierce and Rudolf Kompfner, inventor of the travelling wave tube, discusses the theory of the tube with John R. Pierce, and Harry Nyquist.

Photo date: 
circa 1960
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 7.5 x 7.5 inches)
Pierce, John R. (John Robinson), 1910-2002
Kompfner, Rudolf
Nyquist, Harry