Electronics pioneer: Lee De Forest

by Israel E. Levine

Publisher: Messner in New York

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. 185

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Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
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Inventions Audion Lee de Forest Book Excerpt History Triodes Top. 1. Our modern media spring from a common source, an invention that is rarely . Lee de Forest () American inventor with over patents to his credit. In De Forest invented the Audion, the first triode vacuum tube and the first electrical device which could amplify a weak electrical signal and make it stronger (electric amplifier). (Kraeuter, 77). (Though some time later movies actually began to use the method De Forest originally proposed.) Lee De Forest was a pioneer in the development of wireless telegraphy, sound pictures, and television. His triode made practicable transcontinental telephony, both wire and wireless, and led to the foundation of the radio industry.

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Lee De Forest, and the so-called worthless device was a triode vacuum tube called an Audion; the most valuable discovery in the history of electronics.

From his father, a minister and college president, young De Forest acquired a strength of character and purpose that helped him work his way through Yale.

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A biography of Lee De Forest. French translation by Antoine Dowgierd. T he original title 'Electronics Pioneer: Lee de Forest' was published in the USA in “Lee de Forest: King of Radio, Television, and Film is the first full biography of the once-famous inventor to appear in years.

Adams, a longtime San Jose State University faculty member and historian, has plumbed the de Forest archive for this study which brings to light many new details of a complex and sometimes maddening man. Cited by: 3. ♥ Book Title: Lee de Forest and the Fatherhood of Radio ♣ Name Author: James A.

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Lee de Forest,was an inventor and scholar who made significant contributions to the science of electronic communications during the first three decades of the Twentieth Century. He held numerous patents on the technology of radio, television and film.

In he received a license as KQW. In KQW became KCBS in San Francisco. The Herrold book has been published by McFarland & Company Publishers.

Lee de Forest, another Pioneer Broadcaster | Herrold Photo Archive. Read Mike Cassidy's Story in the Mercury News. American inventor Lee De Forest was a pioneer of radio and motion pictures.

He received more than patents over the course of his lifetime, the most important of which was for a three-electrode vacuum tube, or triode, he called the Audion. Electronics Pioneer: Lee DeForest Levine - I Looked and Listened Gross First Edition - My Father, Marconi Degna Marconi Father of Radio Autobiography of Lee de Forest - Marconi Pioneer of Radio Douglas Coe / Head Heart & Heel (Uncle Don) Treadwell Today, the Lee de Forest papers are a part of the Perham Collection of Early Electronics at History San Jose.

Lee de Forest, a Yale doctorate and ultimately an Oscar winner, was an early pioneer of radio and motion picture sound. A new book, Lee de Forest – King of Radio, Television, and Film (Springer), by Mike Adams chronicles de Forest’s many contributions and inventions that contributed to the development of radio and film.

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pp. James A. De Forest and the Fatherhood of Radio. Abstract: Papers of electronics inventor, radio and film pioneer Lee de Forest and his fourth wife, Marie Mosquini de Forest. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, sketches and diagrams, notebooks, patents, memoirs, patent notes and legal papers, scrapbooks, speeches, poems, photographs, and articles and other printed material, and awards, spanning from de Forest.

From the dust jacket of Electronics Pioneer: Lee De Forest I.E. (Israel E.) Levine I.E. Levine is a native New Yorker who lives in Kew Gardens Hills, Long Island, with his wife Joy and their children David and Carol.

Doctor Lee De Forest was a pioneer in the American radio industry. It’s a name held in high regard that will continue to live on for years and years to come.

He was born Aug just outside of Council Bluffs, Iowa where he was raised by his mother Anna Margaret and his father Henry Swift De Forest. Lee De Forest. Inventor of the Audion vacuum tube.

Birthplace: Council Bluffs, IA Location of death: Hollywood, CA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, San Fernando Missio. Inventor and electrical engineer Lee De Forest held nearly patents, but is best known by far for his improvements to the vacuum tube invented by John Ambrose Fleming Born: The Herrold book has been published by McFarland & Company Publishers.

Buy Herrold Photo Archive. Herrold was a pre-Silicon Valley electronics pioneer. Born in in the Midwest, he grew up in San Jose, California and attended Stanford University.

Like Lee de Forest, Reginald Fessenden and other better known inventors, Herrold was. リー・ド・フォレスト(Lee De Forest、年 8月26日 - 年 6月30日)は、以上の特許を取得したアメリカの発明家、電気・電子技術者。 三極管の発明者として名高く、電子工学の発展に寄与したことから、エレクトロニクス時代の父と呼ばれる一人である。 また、映画に音声をもたらした基本 死没: 年6月30日(87歳), カリフォルニア州.

Collection Summary Title: Lee De Forest Papers Span Dates: ID No.: MSS Creator: De Forest, Lee, Extent: items ; 4 containers ; linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels Language: Collection material in English. Location: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Summary: Radio pioneer and pondence, diaries, technical. Lee de Forest works on his invention of the “dynatherm,” a medical device used on radio waves, in Vaughn De Leath again was heard on the New York airwaves, and news reports were broadcast nightly.

2XX operated from December to May with watts on meters, and was heard by amateurs around the country. Lee De Forest, an American inventor, files for a patent on a triode, a three-electrode device he calls an Audion.

He improves on Fleming’s diode by inserting a gridlike wire between the two elements in the vacuum tube, creating a sensitive receiver and amplifier of radio wave signals.

Guide to The Lee and Marie de Forest Papers 2 Title: The Lee and Marie de Forest Papers Date: Date (bulk): Collection number: Collectors: de Forest, Lee, Extent: 28 linear feet Repository: History San Jose Research Library San Jose, CA Abstract: Papers of electronics inventor, radio and film pioneer Lee de Forest.

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This book is not so much an analysis of de Forest's contribution to technology as it is a chronicle of his spiritual quest. Lee de Forest was an important inventor, and this biography attempts to explain what moved him to become one.

It tries to show how—in a universe from which deity has seemingly Forest's devotion to invention was part of his search for a new light. ♥ Dr. Morton: Pioneer in the Use of Ether by Rachel Baker Messner Biography ♥ $ Inventive Wizard: George Westinghouse by I.E.

Levine Messner Biography ♦ $ Electronics Pioneer: Lee De Forest by I.E. Levine Messner Biography ♥ Thomas Alva Edison: Builder of Civilization by H. Gordon Garbedian Messner Biography. The Perham Collection of Early Electronics is the legacy of radio pioneer Douglas McDonald Perham (), an early wireless experimenter and radio broadcaster.

Perham, a talented technician, was also a life-long collector. The collection parallels Perham’s career and documents early electronics in the West, particularly the Santa Clara Valley, from the early s to de Forest (Lee and Marie) Papers Papers of electronics inventor, radio and film pioneer Lee de Forest and his fourth wife, Marie Mosquini de Forest.

Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, sketches and diagrams, notebooks, patents, memoirs, patent notes and legal papers, scrapbooks, speeches, poems, photographs, and articles.

Skip navigation Sign in. Search.'English: A De Forest audion tube, the first electron tube that could amplify. About 2 in. (5 cm) diameter. The first triode, or tube with three electrodes, a filament, grid, and plate, the audion was invented in by American engineer Lee De Forest.- Papers of electronics inventor, radio and film pioneer Lee de Forest and his fourth wife, Marie Mosquini de Forest.

Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, sketches and diagrams, notebooks, patents, memoirs, patent notes and legal papers, scrapbooks, speeches, poems, photographs, and articles and other printed material, and awards, spanning from de Forest.