Guide to the Stanford University, W.W. Hansen Laboratories, Klystron Reports and Patents

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Stanford, California
October 2010
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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
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Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, 1990.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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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.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Tables of contents from original binders.

Box 1, Folder 2

Wave Guide Handbook, sections 1-3 1944-45

Box 1, Folder 3

Sections, 4-24

Box 1, Folder 4

Sections, 25-34

Box 1, Folder 5

Sections, 35-end

Box 1, Folder 6

Kovalenko, V. F. "History of the Development of Microwave Electro-Beam Tubes," 1940

 

Sperry Gyroscope Company Reports

Box 2, Folder 1

Characteristics of the Type 410R Klystron 1945

Box 2, Folder 2

The Velocity Spectrograph and the Measurement of Electronic Beam Loading in Klystron 1946

Box 2, Folder 3

calculation of Q and Shunt Impedance of Reentrant cavities, 1946

Box 2, Folder 4

Space Charge Effects in Reflex Klystrons 1947

Box 2, Folder 5

Patents for various elements of the Klystron 1936-1949