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Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection, 1935-1991

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Author:
Lyons, Harold Dr. 1913-1998
Donor:
Lyons, Sherrie
Physical description:
Approx. 2 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Patents
Collection descriptions
Laboratory notebooks
Correspondence
Technical notes
Photographs
Diagrams
Articles
Date:
1935
1935-1991
1940-2000
1950-1960
20th century
Notes:
A physicist whose work on microwave frequency standards enabled the development and construction of the first atomic clock in 1948.
Summary:
Archival material documenting Dr. Harold Lyons and his work with atomic clocks. Includes his research as manifested in published papers, presentations, reports, correspondence, laboratory notes, photographs and diagrams.
Cite as:
Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection, 1935-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Time--Systems and standards
Atomic absorption spectroscopy
Physics
Atomic frequency standards
Atomic clocks
Local number:
1999.3076 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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