The Cryotron Files: The Untold Story of Dudley Buck, Cold War Computer Scientist and Microchip Pioneer

The Cryotron Files: The Untold Story of Dudley Buck, Cold War Computer Scientist and Microchip Pioneer

by Iain Dey, Douglas Buck

Hardcover

$28.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, April 24

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468315776
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 419,671
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Iain Dey is the Business Editor for The
Sunday Times and was previously the paper’s New York correspondent and deputy business editor. He was named Business Journalist of the Year in 2010 for his coverage of the financial crisis. The Cryotron Files is his first book.

Table of Contents

1 Project Lightning 11

2 Santa Barbara Sound Laboratories 19

3 The V-12 Program 31

4 Seesaw 41

5 Operation Rusty 51

6 Project Whirlwind 59

7 Memory 71

8 Forging Bonds 83

9 Project Nomad 95

10 Two Small Wires 107

11 The Cryotron 113

12 Lab Rats 123

13 The Missile Gap 141

14 Fame 153

15 The Post-Sputnik Effect 167

16 A Reciprocal Arrangement 181

17 The Missile Men 191

18 The Russians have Landed 199

19 A Package 219

20 The Extra Pieces of the Puzzle 231

21 Postscript 259

List of Interviewees 263

Chapter Notes 265

Acknowledgments 273

Index 275

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews