The Inventor and the Pilot: Russell and Sigurd Varian (SIGNED)
1983·Palo Alto, CA
by Varian, Dorothy
Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books, 1983. 1st. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author. 8vo. 314 pp. Bibliography. Photo-illustrations. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (sunning to spine; short closed tears and creasing along edges). The biography of brothers who founded one of the earliest high-tech companies in Silicon Valley...Varian Associates. The brothers showed an early interest in electricity, and after establishing careers in electronics and aviation they came together to invent the klystron, which became a critical component of radar, telecommunications and other microwave technologies. (Inventory #: 17331)
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