Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory

Radiation Labratory Series

Brooke Clarke 2009

Background
Patents 
Book
Links

Background

There was a lot of high technology developed by the universities in the U.S. to support our effort in W.W. II.  One of these was the M.I.T. Radiation Lab.  As a result they published The MIT Radiation Laboratory Series, edited by Louis N. Ridenour on various topics related to radar.

Volume
Title
Author(s)
Date
1
Radar System Engineering Louis N. Ridenour 1947
2
Radar Aids to Navigation John S. Hall 1947
3
Radar Beacons Arthur Roberts 1947
4
Loran J. A. Pierce,
A. A. McKenzie,
R. H. Woodward
1948
5
Pulse Generators G. N. Glasoe
J. V. Lebacqz
1948
6
Microwave Magnetrons George B. Collins 1948
7
Klystrons and Microwave Triodes Donald R. Hamilton,
Julian K. Knipp,
J. B. Horner Kuper
1948
8
Principles of Microwave Circuits C. G. Montgomery,
R. H. Dicke,
E. M. Purcell
1948
9
Microwave Transmission Circuits George L. Ragan 1948
10
Waveguide Handbook N. Marcuvitz 1951
11
Technique of Microwave Measurements Carol G. Montgomery 1947
12
Microwave Antenna Theory and Design Samuel Silver 1949
13
Propagation of Short Radio Waves Donald E. Kerr 1951
14
Microwave Duplexers Louis D. Smullin
Carol G. Montgomery
1948
15
Crystal Rectifiers Henry C. Torrey
Charles A. Whitmer
1948
16
Microwave Mixers Robert V. Pound 1948
17
Components Handbook John F. Blackburn 1949
18
Vacuum Tube Amplifiers George E. Valley, Jr.
Henry Wallman
1948
19
Waveforms Britton Chance,
Vernon Hughes,
Edward F. MacNichol, Jr.,
David Sayre,
Frederic C. Williams
1949
20
Electronic Time Measurements Britton Chance,
Robert I. Hulsizer,
Edward F. MacNichol, Jr.,
Frederic C. Williams
1949
21
Electronic Instruments Ivan A. Greenwood, Jr.,
 J. Vance Holdam, Jr.,
Duncan MacRae, Jr.
1948
22
Cathode Ray Tube Displays Theodore Soller,
Merle A. Star,
George E. Valley, Jr
1948
23
Microwave Receivers S. N. Van Voorhis 1948
24
Threshold Signals James L. Lawson
George E. Uhlenbeck
1950
25
Theory of Servomechanisms Hubert M. James,
Nathaniel B. Nichols,
Ralph S. Phillips
1947
26
Radar Scanners and Radomes W. M. Cady,
M. B. Karelitz,
Louis A. Turner
1948
27
Computing Mechanisms and Linkages Antonin Svoboda 1948
28
Index Keith Henney 1953

Patents

Louis N. Ridenour

2473175 Radio Direction Finding System, Louis N. Ridenour (Navy), Jun 14 1949, - conical scan radar
2606318 Radar System having Spiral and Conical Scanning Antenna and Tridimensional Indicator, L.J. Haworth, E.M Purcell (Sec of War), 5 Aug 1952 (Ridenour's name was on application)
2843841 Information Storage System, G.W. King, E.L Hughes, G.W. Brown, L.N. Ridenour (International Telemeter), Jly 15 1958 - CRT and Photo Tube read optical disk
2875269 Video Scrambling and Unscrambling System, Louis N. Ridenour (International Telemeter), Feb 24 1959, - for TV
2918522 Subscription Television Distribution System, Louis N. Ridenour (Paramount Pictures), Dec 22 1959, - requires mod of TV set for sync suppression
2972008 Coding Methods and System, L.N. Ridenour, et al, Feb 14 1961 - TV scrambling

John S. Hall

Arthur Roberts

J. A. Pierce

Application 599163 Jun 13 1945 - Loran
2804616 Mechanical Indicator Plotting Board for LORAN Navigation, John A. Pierce (Navy), Aug 27 1957 -

Alfred Lee Loomis

1184466 Net, A.L. Loomis & H.L. McVickar, May 23 1916 - fishing
1222005 Toy, Alfred L. Loomis Tuxedo Park, Apr 10 1917 - mechanical car race
1376890 Chronograph, A.L. Loomis, P.E. Klopsteg, P.G. Agnew & W.H Stannard, May 3 1921 - used for balistics, like a brake drum with pens writing on the inside surface
1409304 Chronograph, A.L. Loomis, Mar 14 1922 - used for balistics, like a brake drum with pens writing on the inside surface
1435073 Gun Mount, A.L. Loomis, Nov 7 1922, - "Snake in the Grass Mount"
1734975 Method and Apparatus for Forming Emulsions and the Like, A.L. Loomis, Nov 12 1929, - produce colloids or suspensions
1907803 Microscope-Centrifuge, E.N. Harvey & A.L. Loomis, May 9 1933 -
2884628 LOng RAnge Navigation system, A.L. Loomis (Wiki) Navy , Apr 28 1959, 342/388  - THE father of LORAN (SECRET for 14 years because of W.W. II)
Calls:
2403429 Radio beacon system, Anderson Earl I, Rca Corp, Nov 2, 1942
2403600 Receiver for pulse position indicating systems, Ralph S Holmes, John P Smith, Rca Corp, Nov 29, 1941
2406970 Radio pulse indicator, John P Smith, Rca Corp, Nov 29, 1941 (SECRET for 5 years because of W.W. II)
2419525 Radio beacon, Alford Andrew, Standard Telephones Cables Ltd, Oct 8, 1942
2855594 Radio detection and distance indicator, Bac Fernand Georges, Int Standard Electric Corp, Mar 5, 1941 (SECRET for 17 years because of W.W. II)

R. H. Woodward

2700102 Long Range Navigation System, R.H. Woodward (Navy), Jan 18 1955, 377/96 ; 327/344; 327/345; 342/388 - (SECRET for 10 years because of W.W. II)

Jean V. Lebacqz

2710351 Pulse Generator, Jean V. Lebacqz (Navy), Jun 7 1955, 327/183 ; 307/106; 327/100; 331/87; 333/20 - pulse transformer
2930928 Apparatus for Tuning Klystron Cavities, Jean V. Lebacqz (Navy), Mar 29 1960, 315/5.43 ; 315/5.44; 315/5.48; 315/5.49; 315/5.52; 333/233 - SLAC?

Donald R. Hamilton

2414496 High-Frequency Tube Structure, S.F. Varian & D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Gyroscope), Jan 21, 1947,
315/5.23 ; 313/151; 313/260; 313/263; 313/265; 313/270; 313/285; 313/292; 313/297; 313/38; 313/549; 315/5.52; 333/231- reflex klystron
2429243 High-Frequency Tube Structure, D.L. Snow, E.L. Ginzton, D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Gyroscope), Oct 21 1947, 315/5.22 ; 313/47; 315/39; 315/5.33; 315/5.37; 333/230; 333/231 -
Calls:
2406850
2128235
2141080
2278210
2200023
1844319
1877872
2314794
2170219
2128232
2157952
2190511
2167201
2128236
2250511
2544675 Frequency Multiplier of the Cavity Reasonator Type, D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Corp), Mar 13 1951, 315/5.43 ; 315/5.48; 315/5.49  -
2581408 High-Frequency Electron Discharge Device, D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Corp), Jan 8 1952, - reflex klystron
2602157 Ultrahigh-Frequency Variable Impedance Element, D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Corp), Jly 1 1952, 332/133 ; 331/181; 331/83; 331/88; 332/165; 333/214; 333/33; 333/81B -
2605443 High-Frequency Tube Structure, D.L. Snow, E.L. Ginzton, D.R. Hamilton (Sperry Corp), Jly 29 1952, -

Book

Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant is about Alfred Lee Loomis.

Links

Brooke's:  PRC68, Products for Sale, Alphanumeric Index, Electronics, Military Information,

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