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AITKEN, Robert Grant (1864 - 1951)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Science and Technology; Physics. 286 words.

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applications software

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Physics.

Computer programs that are designed for a particular purpose or application. For example, accounts programs, games programs, and educational programs are all applications software. Compare...

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binary notation

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Physics.

A number system using only two different digits, 0 and 1. Instead of units, tens, hundreds, etc., as used in the decimal system, digits in the binary notation represent units, twos, fours,...

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DUNCUMB, Peter (<i>born</i> 1931), consultant in materials analysis by X-rays and ultrasonics, since 1997; Director and General Manager, Tube Investments, later TI Group, Research Laboratories, 1979–87

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 170 words.

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FFOWCS WILLIAMS, John Eirwyn (<i>born</i> 1935), Rank Professor of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1972–2002, now Emeritus; Master, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1996–2002 (Professorial Fellow, 1972–96; Life Fellow, 2002)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Physics; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 291 words.

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FIELD, John Edwin (<i>born</i> 1936), Professor of Applied Physics, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, 1994–2003, now Emeritus; Head of Physics and Chemistry of Solids Section, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 1987–2003; Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1964–2003, now Emeritus

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; Business History; Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 165 words.

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HINTZ, B. Jürgen (<i>born</i> 1942), Group Chief Executive, Novar plc (formerly Caradon plc), 1998–2006

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics. 94 words.

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HOUGH, George Hubert (1921 - 2006), Founder Director, British Aerospace, 1977

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Science and Technology; Physics. 206 words.

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KILBY, Jack St Clair (1923 - 2005), consultant, since 1970

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Physics. 101 words.

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LEWIS, Dewi Meirion (<i>born</i> 1948), Head of Physics, GE Healthcare (formerly Nycomed Amersham, then Amersham plc), 1999–2010

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics. 269 words.

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