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The Resource Crystal clear : the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II, Richard J. Thompson, (electronic resource)

Crystal clear : the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II, Richard J. Thompson, (electronic resource)

Label
Crystal clear : the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II
Title
Crystal clear
Title remainder
the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Thompson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Richard J.
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Oscillators, Crystal
  • Quartz crystals
Label
Crystal clear : the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II, Richard J. Thompson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Republicaton of work originally published in 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter -- Introduction: We Were Heavily Armed and We Had Crystals -- From Wire to Wireless: The Development and Acceptance of Tactical Radio -- Crystal Control : The Great Gamble -- The Signal Corps Lays the Foundation -- Nothing Else to Do but Grind Crystals -- Riding the Flat Wheel Limited : Overseeing a Mass Production Industry -- Supplying a Mass Production Industry :The Civilian Government Steps In -- The Whole Radio Crystal Program of the Armed Services Depends Upon the Success of the Procurement Program in Brazil. Nothing Must Be Allowed to Interfere with It -- God Made Lots of Small Crystals -- The Aging Crisis : Stopgap Measures -- The Aging Crisis : Physics to the Rescue! -- 3Without Crystals You Have Radio; With Them, Communications -- Appendix 1: Crystal : Controlled Equipment -- Appendix 2: Crystal Manufacturers
Control code
ocn773301093
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470051283
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773301093
Label
Crystal clear : the struggle for reliable communications technology in World War II, Richard J. Thompson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Republicaton of work originally published in 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter -- Introduction: We Were Heavily Armed and We Had Crystals -- From Wire to Wireless: The Development and Acceptance of Tactical Radio -- Crystal Control : The Great Gamble -- The Signal Corps Lays the Foundation -- Nothing Else to Do but Grind Crystals -- Riding the Flat Wheel Limited : Overseeing a Mass Production Industry -- Supplying a Mass Production Industry :The Civilian Government Steps In -- The Whole Radio Crystal Program of the Armed Services Depends Upon the Success of the Procurement Program in Brazil. Nothing Must Be Allowed to Interfere with It -- God Made Lots of Small Crystals -- The Aging Crisis : Stopgap Measures -- The Aging Crisis : Physics to the Rescue! -- 3Without Crystals You Have Radio; With Them, Communications -- Appendix 1: Crystal : Controlled Equipment -- Appendix 2: Crystal Manufacturers
Control code
ocn773301093
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470051283
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773301093

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