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Image title: 
Leon Steinert explaining his set-up for studying germanium at .320 degree F in the X-band frequencies
Credit line: 
National Bureau of Standards Archives, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

The concentration of scientists and engineers at the Boulder Laboratories, National Bureau of Standards, attracts the attention of many foreign colleagues. Dr. W. M. Otto (right), a microwave physicist from Australia where he is in charge of the Microwave Techniques Division, Australian Government Research Laboratories, Melbourne, stopped off recently to visit the laboratories of the NBS Radio Standards Division. During his discussions on ferrites and semi-conductors in John Dalke's (center) section, Otto, on a globe-circling tour to review the impact of solid state sciences on the microwave art, conferred with Leon Steinert (left). Here they examine the latter's investigation of the tensor properties of various semiconductive materials.

Photo date: 
circa 1959
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Steinert, Leon Albert