War Inventions Award - Reports
- part of archive:
- Records relating to Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd and Associated Companies
File containing reports, memos and correspondence relating to the early development of radio transmission and radio direction finding equipment. Various sources in the file indicate the role of development work carried out by C.R. Burch on low vapour pressure oils and greases which it was discovered could be used in the operation of high vacuum pumps. Documents also provide information on Trigatron and Triggered Spark Gaps.
0.02 linear metres
- Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Vacuum Technology.
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