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Guide to the Stanford University, W.W. Hansen Laboratories, Klystron Reports and Patents
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical History
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0372
    Creator: Stanford University. W.W. Hansen Laboratories.
    Creator: W.W. Hansen Laboratories of Physics
    Title: Stanford University, W.W. Hansen Laboratories, klystron reports and patents
    Dates: 1936-1949
    Physical Description: 0.75 linear foot
    Summary: Reports generated at the Sperry Gyroscope Company on various aspects of the Klystron, 1945-1947; photocopy of the Wave Guide Handbook, 1944-1945, prepared by the Radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; paper by V.F. Kovalenko on the history of microwave electron-beam tubes, 1940; and printed patents for the various elements of the Klystron, 1936-1949.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Administrative transfer, 1990.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford University, W.W. Hansen Laboratories, Klystron Reports and Patents (SC0372). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical History

    Brothers Sigurd and Russell Varian worked in collaboration with Prof. William W. Hansen beginning in 1937 to invent and perfect the Klystron, a device for generating high-power microwaves. Much of the work was conducted at the Sperry Gyroscope Company.

    Description of the Collection

    Reports generated at the Sperry Gyroscope Company on various aspects of the Klystron, 1945-1947; photocopy of the Wave Guide Handbook, 1944-1945, prepared by the Radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; paper by V.F. Kovalenko on the history of microwave electron-beam tubes, 1940; and printed patents for the various elements of the Klystron, 1936-1949.

    Access Terms

    Kovalenko, V.F. (Viktor Fedorovich).
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory.
    Sperry Gyroscope Company, inc.
    Stanford University. W.W. Hansen Laboratories.
    W.W. Hansen Laboratories of Physics
    Klystrons.
    Microwave tubes.