Correspondence, 1961-1982, research notebooks on optical properties of solids and other subjects, technical reports prepared
during his tenure at Bell Telephone Laboratories, reprints, photographs and slides, legal papers relating to patents, transcript
of an oral history interview, memorabilia, and other miscellaneous items.
Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University from 1960 to 1987 and Director of Stanford Solid State Electronics
Laboratory. Research Physicist at Bell Telephone Laboratories from 1929 to 1960 in the field of solid-state electronics. Co-inventor
of the solar cell, Pearson held a total of 34 U.S. patents relating to thermistors, transistors, silicon power diodes, and
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