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Kino (Gordon S.) Papers
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Gordon S. Kino Papers
    creator: Kino, Gordon S.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1471
    Physical Description: 6.75 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1955-2017
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item] Gordon S. Kino Papers (SC1471). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift, 2019.

    Biographical / Historical

    Gordon S. Kino was the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, and a professor of applied physics at Stanford University until his death on Oct. 9, 2017. He was 89. He was best known for inventing new microscopes that improved semiconductor manufacturing and transformed medical diagnostics.

    Scope and Contents

    Condolence letters, memorial programs, and articles re Kino's life; photograph album from Kino's retirement party; patent files related to Therma-Wave, Inc. & Boxer Cross, Inc.; miscellaneous publications.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Electrical engineering
    Kino, Gordon S.
    Kino, Gordon S.
    Therma-Wave Inc.
    Boxer Cross Inc.